Farmers Outline Reasons For Failure Of Anchor Borrower Program In Delta

Farmers in Delta State have lamented the abysmal failure of the anchor borrowers’ program of the central bank of Nigeria in the state, especially in the agricultural sector.

They have also identified reasons why farmers have not recorded any gains despite their aggressive approach to ensure the production of more food in the state.

At a one day sensitization of farmers under the aegis of Maize Association of Nigeria ( MAAN), Aniocha South local government chapter held in Ogwashi Uku, Delta State, the stakeholders attributed the failure of the program to include the supply of fake fertilizer to farmers, procurement of fertilizer in June instead of March, faulty distribution and poor quality of seedlings to farmers and wastages after harvest due to lack of purchase of their commodities among others.

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