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    NEGF Holds Talk on How to Massively Invest in Agricultural Development

    The Northeast Governors’ Forum (NEGF), has resolved to continue to invest in the agriculture value chain and encourage the transformation of subsistence farming into Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to tackle global food security crisis and ensure food security in the region.

    The Northeast Governors’ Forum (NEGF), has resolved to continue to invest in the agriculture value chain and encourage the transformation of subsistence farming into Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to tackle global food security crisis and ensure food security in the region.

    The NEGF comprises the governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states, in a communique issued at the end of the 10th meeting in Bauchi, the Forum noted that the world was passing through a horrific food security crisis, especially with the war in Ukraine, climate, change and poor agricultural practice.

    The Governor of Adamawa State and Vice President of the forum, Umaru Fintiri, who read the communique, disclosed that member states in the Northeast has resolved to continue to invest in the agriculture value chain and encourage the transformation of subsistence farmers.

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    The communique appreciated the Government and People of Bauchi State for hosting the meeting, and resolved to hold the 11th Meeting of the Forum in Damaturu, Yobe State between 30th and 31st August 2024.

    “The member states of the forum will support the procurement of improved drought-resistant and short-maturation seedlings, subsidise fertilizers and ensure that the region specialises in the production of such seeds.” communique read.

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    “This is with the cardinal objective of driving down food inflation, creating employment, reducing poverty, engendering economic growth and development, as well promoting inclusivity; it is with a view to creating an agricultural sector fit for a nation as endowed as Nigeria with massive arable fertile land, abundant water resources and agricultural labour force”

    The 10th meeting had in attendance, Governors Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Agbu Kefa (Taraba), Mala Buni (Yobe) and Babagana Zulum (Borno) who is the Chairman of the forum

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