Foundation for Young Farmers

By Ally Jamah

The Youth Enterprise Fund is set to construct 420 greenhouses across the country in a Sh150 million strategy to lure youth into entering the world of profitable farming.

The Fund will also give loans to thousands of youth groups to buy their own greenhouses and access modern technology.

The Chairperson of the Fund’s board, James Gitau, revealed on Monday that youth groups in all the 210 constituencies will soon be invited to apply for the greenhouses to be built in the first phase of the programme.

“We expect to involve 5,000 youth in the first phase. This new project will create instant jobs for them and will also improve the country’s food security considerably,” he said during the project’s launch.

The greenhouses will be constructed by Amiran Kenya, the organisation that first introduced large-scale green houses in the country in the late 1980s. The two organisations formally…

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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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