Vanguard Nigeria https://www.vanguardngr.com published an article about decreasing consequences of poverty in Nigeria through efficient investment policy, that will comprise implementing various safety net programmes to support food security state in the country and majority of people in need, according to Kwara State Governor.
Investment program in the agrisector will be realized with assist of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) that aimed to direct to the most vulnerable population in need. Additionally, state is planning to support small entrepreneurs through Owo Arugbo and Owo Isowo safety programmes and to grow the agricultural value chains. States of Kwara, Kebbi, Kano and Ekiti are supposed to benefit in the first stage of the IsDB funded programme.
Article is touched upon recent pandemic consequences and its ongoing affect to the state’s well-being. Nigeria is pursuing to enlarge its production capacity having abundance of arable land and special programmes to develop Agri sector. Country has implemented 10 years agricultural strategy that highlights critical importance of Agri sector development for the well-being of the country in long- and short-term perspectives with comparative advantage.
The full original article is available here: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2022/11/nigeria-can-break-poverty-chain-through-food-security-safety-net-abdulrasaq/