January 17

Governor Abdulrazaq Inaugurates Steering Committee For SAPZ Project in Kwara, Nigeria

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has inaugurated the Kwara State Steering Committee for the implementation of the Special Agro-industrial Processing Zone (SAPZ), a multimillion-dollar project which he said would boost food and nutritional security.

Supported by the Islamic Development Bank and counterpart funding from the state government, SAPZ is a $57.2m project designed to promote agroprocessing and sustainable farming, improve household incomes and foster job creation in rural agricultural communities, especially for youth and women.

Photo courtesy of World Bank Photo Collection.

Source: Voice of Nigeria (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Technology
food security, nutrition, smallholder farmers