World Bank to Reposition Irrigation Farming in Nigeria, Empowers 130 Farmers

The World Bank has announced its commitment to repositioning Nigeria’s irrigation farming for sustainable economic development and food security, saying it will empower 130,000 farmers.

It announced the commitment when its team on Sustainable Power and Irrigation in Nigeria/ Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria, SPIN/TRIMING, project officials visited the Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev.

TRIMING strengthened the quality of and access to productivity-enhancing and market access services for 130,000 farmers in four rehabilitated irrigation schemes.