Dry season farming, panacea for food security in Nigeria

he Provost of the Federal Collage of Horticulture Dadin-kowa, Gombe State, Professor Fatima Sawa, has said the country can achieve food security if numerous youth rooming the streets are engaged in dry season farming.

Professor Sawa who made the call at the weekend in an interview with newsmen, said engaging youth in farming will provide employment opportunities and achieve food security in the country.

She therefore called on the government and politicians to empower the populace, especially the youths on dry season farming to assist them to create wealth and sustain themselves.

“For the country to achieve food security, more people should be encouraged by government to participate in dry season farming as it is capital intensive that involves the utilization of inputs and resources.

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