Farm Estate to generate N2bn annually-NALDA

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says the ongoing construction of the Integrated Farm Estate in Ogun will generate N2 billion when completed.

The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Mr Paul Ikonne made this known in Abuja that the integrated Farm Estate would also engage 1500 beneficiaries.

“The farm estate which is set to be NALDA’s biggest farm in fish, goat and snails production is located on a 100 hectares land in the state’s Special Agro Industrial Zone, in Makun-Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the State.

“The farm estate would comprise of Garri processing and packaging plants, snail farming, Goat rearing and fish farming,’’ he said.

Ikonne said that the land clearing was done and mapped out for different activities such as crop farming zone, Cassava processing zone and fish processing zone.

“Snail processing zone, warehouses, Fish pond, Snail farm, Poultry, Goat and Sheep pen, office area and pasture area for grazing the animal.”

The NALDA boss said that the farm is expected to be completed in February 2022 and would be the biggest due to its proximity to the commercial city of Lagos.


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