Rice farmers in Nigeria can access an international grant as masssive was $600 million donated by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other bodies to boost food security.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, says it is working to access the $30 billion agricultural grant contributed by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other donor agencies for rice production in Africa.
The National President of the association, Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday, that the association had submitted a template that would qualify it for the grant.
According to him, a team of experts from Geneva had met with the association on the grant, which Nigerian farmers can access as much as $600 million.
He said the visit was fallout of the Green Revolution…