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20,000 sorghum farmers to be engaged in Kebbi


Sorghum malting plants

National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers (NASPPAN) is to engage over 20,000 farmers under its Anchor Borrowers Farming Scheme in Kebbi State.

The national vice chairman, Muhammad Gummi, stated this during a meeting with some stakeholders at the Federation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria (FACAN) Secretariat in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State.

He said arrangements had reached advanced stage to secure funding under an anchor borrower arrangement facilitated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other service providers in the country.

Gummi explained that the measure was aimed at bringing farmers, processors, marketers and other stakeholders together for the development of sorghum for both domestic and international markets.

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