As part of his vision to have food surplus and food security in Adamawa, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has integrated the distribution of farm inputs to 1,000 cooperative societies across the state.

The agricultural livelihood materials are provided by the Multicultural Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) to improve the economic growth and welfare of the farmers who had formed cooperative societies across all the 21 local government areas of the state.

The beneficiaries mainly women and youths are expected to rejuvenate the agricultural sector at a time when farming communities are facing unprecedented challenges.

Represented by the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletawpa Farauta, Finitri said; “Livestock productivity enhancement programs is designed to improve the livestock health and production through targeted inventions”

He said under the purview of the MCRP government has revitalised dormant fish hatchery, the merger irrigation scheme, four demonstration farms, and upgrade of essential facilities at College of Agriculture Ganye.

MCRP Coordinator in Adamawa, Dr Maurice Vunobolki in his speech said the support is aimed at boosting agricultural production and value chain of over 40,000 households through 1000 cooperative societies.

Vunobolki said the distribution covers complete mini mechanised farm tools, certified maize, rice, soya bean seeds.

Mr Clement Jessey and Mrs Cartine Michael who spoke for the beneficiaries promised judicious use of the farm inputs”