Month: June 2017

Agricultural Advisory Services Critical to Nigeria’s Economic Growth… Dr Bukar Hassan

As the Permanent Secretary FMARD Commends NIFAAS and AFAAS The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Bukar Hassan, has remarked that agricultural advisory service provision is critical to national economic growth, especially in Nigeria, where economic recession is biting hard at the people in the grassroots. Dr. Hassan said this recently at his office during a courtesy visit paid him by executives of the Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS) on 14th June 2017. It is noteworthy that NIFAAS was constituted by the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) in 2012 as its...

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NIFAAS Courtesy Call to the Permanent Secretary, FMARD Abuja

On Wednesday 14 June 2017, the Executive Committee of NIFAAS paid the new Permanent Secretary (PS), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Dr Bukar Hassan. The delegation was led by the NIFAAS vice president (north), Professor Dele Tologbonse, who represented the president and country focal person, Professor Tunji Arokoyo. Other members of the delegation were Professor Ike Nwachukwu (vice president, south), Professor Bolaji Adeniji (secretary general), Professor Olusegun Apantaku (PRO), Dr. Margret Koyenikan (treasure), among others. Also present was Mrs Karima Babangida, Director of Women and Youth Empowerment, Federal Department of Agricultural Extension. It is noteworthy that...

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