Agric experts frowns at the move by minister of Agriculture to import grasses for grazing

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An Agricultural scientist , Professor Kolawole Adebayo has called for urgent review of government policies on Agriculture to make it attractive for investment and appealing to young people in the country.

Contribution to Facts File ,an audience a participatory programme of Raypower Network in Lagos, Professor Adebayo said there was need to embark on quick policy reforms to halt the trend.

He advocated the engagement of stakeholders in development and implementation of the policies on Agriculture.
He also frowns at the move by minister of Agriculture to import grasses from abroad where such can be grown locally.
“Doing so would mean job to be created in value chain and all monies to be spent on the product would go to foreigner to the detriment of our economy”, Adebayo added.

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