JUST IN: Seed Council unveils SEEDCODEX

Ene Okwanihe, Abuja


The National Agricultural Seeds Council, the agency responsible for regulating the seeds industry in the country and ensuring that farmers get quality seeds has unveiled the SEEDCODEX to checkmate substandard seeds in the country.

The SEEDCODEX is a short messaging code system where farmers can text a particular number on their seed packs to verify the authenticity of the seed.

The official unveiling is in line with the president Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to ensure farmers get access to quality inputs thereby achieving Food Security in the country.

Details Later.