Norway Supports Nigeria’s Agric Development.

The Government of Norway has provided an additional funding of 4.5 million dollars in support of Nigeria.

The fund will be channeled through the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in the country.

The funding support is targeted at implementing an existing project aimed at scaling-up food security, nutrition and sustainable livelihoods in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Taraba states.

The FAO Representative in Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Fred Kafeero, who spoke during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ceremony between the UN body and the Norwegian Government in Abuja noted that the support from the government of Norway had amounted to $24 million since the beginning of the crisis.

Source: NTA News