- June 22, 2021
- Posted by: adminer
- Category: Agriculture
The Federal Government through the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) would provide tractors for farmers in six states for 2021 wet season farming to boost food security.
Mr Dennis Dateer, Project Engineer for NALDA, said on Monday in a statement that the tractors would be provided for farmers in Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi, Katsina and Niger states to assist them.
He said the tractors would help in land preparation for the 2021 wet season farming in the selected states.
Dateer urged interested farmers to contact NALDA coordinators in the states for details of how to utilise the tractors.
“NALDA has concluded plans to established farm estates in 109 senatorial districts and has so far recovered abandoned farm estates in the following states.
“They are, Gombe; Borno; Adamawa; Taraba; Niger; Kebbi; Oyo; Imo; Katsina; Lagos; Ekiti; Delta; Bauchi; Yobe; Kaduna; Benue; Kogi; Osun; Anambra; Akwa Ibom and Abia states…