CIA-GED collaborates with BATNF

CIA-GED collaborates with British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation in Benue State. CIA-GED will be mobilizing hundreds of farmers on behalf of BATNF in Kwande community towards improvement in rice production. Several activities will be included in the rice project, some of which include; group formation/cooperative management, market linkages and some cross cutting activities (gender mainstreaming, HIV-AIDS sensitization etc.)BATNF focuses on corporate programmes on projects that reduce poverty and make sustainable positive impacts in the lives Nigerian in rural communities. The essence of this is to alleviate poverty by supporting smallholder farmers to adopt best practices for in rice production in Kwande, link farmers to institutional markets and these will assist farmers to increase income towards up scaling their production and living standards

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