August 16, 2018

Lagos targets 10% increase in food production

Lagos targets 10% increase in food production

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it is poised to increase food supply from the current 15 per cent to 25 per cent within the next four years.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, stated this at a recent press briefing held to mark one year anniversary of the state government.

While reiterating the role of agriculture in job and wealth creation, Sarau maintained  that despite its high industrialised status, population  density and pressure on land for non-agricultural purposes, Lagos State had intensified efforts in the agricultural areas where it had comparative ecological and socio-economic advantages. Read more

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