Edo to join four states in model ranching – FG

Edo State is perfecting plans to establish a pilot model ranch in the state after four other states earlier received grants for the development of same in their domains, the Federal Government has said.

Officials of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Project for Agricultural Coordination and Planning, a Federal Government project, said the establishment of model ranches by states was part of measures to halt clashes between herders and farmers.

It was learnt that Edo indicated interest to establish a pilot ranch under the National Livestock Transformation Programme of the Federal Government, hence joining Nasarawa, Plateau, Adamawa and Kaduna in the scheme.

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