Partnering with the Government of Ebonyi State to Develop a Sustainable Agricultural Policy

06/23/2017
By Oyinkan Tasie  

Ebonyi State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Honorable Orji Uchenna Orji (middle) reviewing the first State

The Policy Project partners with the Government of Ebonyi State to develop a robust and sustainable Agricultural Policy for the State

On Friday, June 23, 2017, the Honorable Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources for Ebonyi State announced that the State Government is partnering with the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project to develop a robust and sustainable Agricultural Policy for the State. The announcement was made at the public presentation of the first State Policy Note on rice productivity in the state, an output from training offered by the Policy Project on linking data to policy.

The partnership will involve research collaboration between Ebonyi State University and Michigan State University towards enhancing human capacity and the ranking of the State University in the field of Agriculture. 

Photo: Ebonyi State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Honorable Orji Uchenna Orji (middle) reviewing the first State Agricultural Policy Note facilitated by the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project

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