Impact of #COVID19 on Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

Agricultural sector in Nigeria - Elsieisy blog

As oil price dips amid COVID19 pandemic, stakeholders, elder statesmen, economist among others who matter in the society are calling for diversification of the Nigerian economy. They clamor for fast tracked investment in the agricultural sector in order to boost internally generated revenue and create employment for young people. To focus on the sector and what the future holds for it, Elsie Godwin speaks with key players in The Agricultural sector – Kenneth Obiajulu, Managing Director of Farmcrowdy and Nkiru Okpareke, CEO Eviro Gro Farms.

Elsie Godwin and Kenneth Obiajulu on Plus TV Africa

Kenneth Obiajulu mentions that Logistics remain major issue in tackling food insecurity in Nigeria and that if we will avoid food crisis come 2021, then the government must begin to pay attention to Agriculture now.

while Nkiru Okapareke says Food must be given same priority as Health as we battle this pandemic. watch below;

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