FG boost livestock production with incentives for farmers

Livestock Prod.

As part of efforts to boost livestock production in the country, the Federal Government has said it will provide incentives to farmers to help reduce the high cost of livestock feed in the country, particularly those in the rural area

Muhammad Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and rural development made this known on Thursday at the National Animal feed summit held in Abuja.

“Government will step up on its development plan to provide incentives to feed millers and agribusiness companies to locate in rural areas where feed ingredients are largely available, improve on the level of education of farmers on modern animal and feed production techniques, support various research institutes in developing alternative feed ingredients in providing animal feeds to ameliorate the effects of the high cost of feed, he said.

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