Agric value chain: Benue Governor attends international agro exhibition

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

As part of efforts to strengthen an international partnership that would enhance the agricultural sector in Nigeria, the Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom is participating in the 29th Belagro International Exhibition in Belarus, Eastern Europe.

A statement from the Government House in Makurdi said that Ortom would use the period to discuss ways to improve the agriculture value chain to widen the scope of the sector and boost farmers’ yields and gains.

It said that the governor, who was invited to the exhibition slated to hold between June 6 to 11, 2019 by the Ambassador of Belarus to Nigeria, Mr Vyacheslav Bril, would also explore “many areas of collaboration”.

It listed some of the areas to include the supply of agriculture machinery and their maintenance, as well as training schemes for job creation and youth empowerment.

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