The Voices for Food Security (VFS) Campaign heartily commends the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and particularly the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the giant stride of turning one of Nigeria’s major staple crops (yam) into an exportable cash crop as part of the move to diversify the economy and increase the country’s agricultural export base. To us, this is in line with the extant policies of the present administration of President Buhari particularly the Green Alternative – The Agricultural Promotion Policy (2016-2020). Specifically it is a step aimed at deepening the philosophy of farming as a business and further developing markets for Nigeria’s agricultural commodities that have the potential to attract foreign exchang
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VFS - Press Release on Yam
The Voices for Food Security (VFS) Campaign heartily commends the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria