5,000 farm­ers trained on cli­mate change in Kaduna

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Maryam Ah­madu-Suka, Kaduna

About 5,000 ru­ral and ur­ban farm­ers in Kaduna State have been trained on cli­mate change and em­pow­ered with new tech­niques to im­prove crop pro­duc­tion.

Sec­re­tary, Fed­er­at­ing Em­pow­er­ment For Hu­man De­vel­op­ment (FEHDOM), Mr. Arome Idakwo, at an in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion yes­ter­day in Kaduna, said the farm­ers were sup­ported with drought re­sis­tant seedlings and the lat­est tech­niques all aimed at im­prov­ing crop yields.

He said prepa­ra­tions were on ground to train more farm­ers which he said would fur­ther en­hance their abil­ity to tackle cli­mate change and pre­vent low crop yield.

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