Foundation for Young Farmers

As much as humanitarian aid is important in saving lives, let us think of allocating a portion of the millions we perennially sink into emergency relief to irrigate and support farming projects in dry region for enhanced food security. It has been said for long that if you give someone a fish you feed them for a day, but if you show them how to fish you feed them for the lifetime.

It is possible for people living in the sub-Saharan Africa to feed the region by producing their own food if the state as well as non-state actors changed tact and embraced permanent solutions. It is undesirable that irrigation has not been fully exploited and some schemes that starts are not properly managed leading to their collapse.  I many area you will find volumes of water during rainy seasons flowing on the surface and in some cases becoming a…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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