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President Buhari Launches Young Farmers Scheme To Revive Youths Interest In Farming

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President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Young Farmers Scheme (NYFS), a programme designed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) under the Presidency.

The scheme is aimed at harnessing the full potentials of the vast arable lands in Nigeria, empowering small Holder and large Scale Farmers and mechanize, support the drive for Food and Fiber security while assisting in diversifying the nation’s economy, improving household incomes and enhancing revenue mobilization and generation nationwide.

The Presidency disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, noting that the NYFS will spur greater youth interest in farming.

“President @MBuhari today launched the National Young Farmers Scheme, designed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) to spur greater youth interest in farming,” the statement reads.

“NALDA is being resuscitated after close to 20 years of abandonment.”

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