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USAID, Nestlé, others partner to train agro-business owners in Kaduna State

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestlé Nigeria Plc, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA-member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new partnership programme to train farmers, workers and small businesses in Kaduna State.

The move is to promote viable agricultural supply chains for improving national economy. The pact titled: “Feed the Future Nigeria and Nestlé Maize Quality Improvement Partnership (M-QIP)”, will help farmers learn how to reduce crop contaminants, help sustainably increase the safety and quality of maize and soybeans, which would improve health, nutrition and livelihoods in their communities. Read more