NALDA Trains 200 FCT Youth, Women On Vegetable Planting

Vegetable farm

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has trained 200 youth, women in the Federal Capital Territory on the ‘Grow Your Vegetable’ Programme.

The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne said the essence of the programme is to teach the participants how to maximise the little spaces they have in the environments to plant vegetables.

“The essence of this programme is to inform us of what we used to know while growing up that our parents used to use every available space at the back of the house or in front of the house to plant vegetables, but urbanization is trying to take that away, thereby making live in the urban city more expensive than the ones in the rural areas.

“But NALDA is trying to encourage you to grow your vegetables in order to reduce your cost of living.

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