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FG inaugurates committee to revitalise extension services

FG inaugurates committee to revitalise extension services

Economy
The Federal Government has inaugurated a technical committee to revitalise extension services in Nigeria, aimed to stimulate technology adoption and embed Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), towards improving food requirements and industrial expectations. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono, while inaugurating the committee, Tuesday, in Abuja, hinged agricultural development in the country on an integrated approach to revive extension advisory services. He charged the committee “to design a system of training agricultural extension workers in the next two years, and to recommend measures for the upgrading and retooling of extension training institutions across the country.” Nanono further said the committee would assist the Ministr...