Gov’t. to Invest in Good Groundnut Seeds, Rice and Bring Back Cotton

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The Agric minister has spoken of government’s plans to revive the defunct cooperative societies, noting that if they want farmers to have peace and get what they want, the cooperative societies must be revived.

“That is why the new government intends to invest in good groundnut seeds, rice and bring back cotton production and horticultural gardening. We have a project that will establish over 40 horticultural gardens,” he said.

Omar A. Jallow, made these remarks while addressing farmers in North Bank and Central River Regions respectively, on 23 and 24 May 2017 as he resumed his visits to institutions and projects under his purview. The Minister of Agriculture has also unveiled plans by the Coalition-led Government to ensure timely provision of affordable seeds and fertilizer to farmers reported Daily Observer. 

He assured that the Barrow led coalition would put agricultural developments as its topmost priority, for the development of the country.

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