The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono on Wednesday, said that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari had outperformed any other government in the past.
Nanono disclosed this at a National Agriculture Retreat with the theme ‘Harnessing our Next Level in Agricultural Development’ organized by Northern Nigeria Agricultural Summit.
The Minister who was represented by the Director Federal Department of Agriculture Engr Frank Kudla said the present administration had also incorporated its agricultural policy, Green Alternative to the Economic Recovery Growth Plan.
“This administration has done tremendously well in the development of agriculture than any previous administration through the implementation of the agricultural promotion policy green alternative.
“The Green Alternative has successfully been incorporated in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017-2020, this has ensured focus, clarity and impact in the activities in the agricultural sector’s the Minister said.
Among the areas of focus, the Minister said the serious attention is being focused on comprehensive livestock development, input access, expanded access to finance, value addition and processing support, agricultural education, research and innovation, storage systems, agricultural extension support, nutrition.