CRS, GIZ Train, Empower Over 7,380 Women In Poultry Farming In Borno, Adamawa States

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH(GIZ) have trained and economically empowered over 7,380 women in poultry farming in Borno and Adamawa States.

Olawale Awoyemi, Technical Advisor, Agriculture and Livelihoods, in CRS, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at the Sustainability Workshop for Adamawa and Borno Women Poultry Project.

Awoyemi explained that the project was designed to increase the participation of women in poultry farming, adding that the project would address the challenges confronting women in poultry products such as lack of agricultural extension services, inadequate knowledge about poultry rearing, poultry disease outbreak, high cost of feeds and limited availability of quality stock for the selected breed.

Source: Independent