The Center of Excellence in Agricultural Development & Sustainable Environment
(CEADESE), of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State is currently providing support in Capacity Building, Communications and Information to the FADAMA participants. The 2 weeks intense training with on-farm demonstrations started on Monday 17th July, 2017 and will wrap up on Friday 28th 0f July, 2017.
(FADAMA-GUYS) programme is a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to support ramping up of production of prioritized staple crops. The Project intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to support graduate unemployed youth and women to become agro-preneurs.
The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes for users of rural lands and water resources within the FADAMA areas in a sustainable manner throughout the Recipient’s territory. The additional financing is fully dedicated to scaling up all the six components of the parent Project namely:
Component 1: Capacity Building, Communications and Information Support;
Component 2: Small-Scale Community-owned Infrastructure;
Component 3: Advisory Services and Support for Acquisition of Farming Inputs;
Component 4: Support to the Agricultural Development Programs, Sponsored Research and On-Farm Demonstrations;
Component 5: Matching Grant Facility for Assets Acquisition through groups; and
Component 6: Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation. .