Rice: UNDP’S Agricultural Intervention Will Boost Production In Nigeria - Project Manager
Rice: UNDP’S Agricultural Intervention Will Boost Production In Nigeria - Project Manager

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP says its intervention in the agricultural sector would boost rice production in Nigeria.

The Project Manager for UNDP-Global Environment Facility Integrated Approach Programme on Food Security, Rhoda Dia made this known in in Gombe.

Dia said that the intervention in the area of good agricultural practices and training for key stakeholders in the agricultural value chain would enhance the knowledge of farmers in rural areas to boost rice production.

According to the Project Manager, Nigeria’s good potential in rice production, if properly harnessed, will impact greatly on the economy and enrich more farmers, especially those who have embraced the use of improved seedlings.