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Edo Food and Agricultural Cluster

Creating jobs and improving livelihoods in the Agric sector

The EdoFAC cluster is expected to serve as aggregation ground for farmers to interface with buyers of their produce. Obaseki while inaugurating the cluster, decried the level of poverty in Uhunmwode Local Government Area and promised to change the development narrative to discourage youth in the area from falling prey to the scheming of human traffickers.

He said his administration believes in the youth and pledged that more will be done to improve the economy of the council, adding that the initiative will encourage youths to stay back and contribute their quota to the development of the area. The governor said, “As farmers, you make money from your various farms.

We will assist you embrace modern way of farming, so you can make more money using technology. We will assist you by creating good roads to transport your produce to this center where buyers will come to buy your farm produce.” “We will enumerate you to know your present locations and what you are producing. This will enable us help you to expand your farm while using the latest technology to improve your yield and connect you with labourers that will work on your farms,” he added. The centre, according to him, apart from being a place for agricultural produce, will train youths in wielding, use of computer, shoe making, adding, “We will teach people how to process food and set up a cold room to preserve food.”The EdoFAC cluster is expected to serve as aggregation ground for farmers to interface with buyers of their produce. Obaseki while inaugurating the cluster, decried the level of poverty in Uhunmwode Local Government Area and promised to change the development narrative to discourage youth in the area from falling prey to the scheming of human traffickers. 

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