Food Security: Stakeholder clamours for adequate agric research funding

…as ICERIA 2019 set to address challenges
By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
An agricultural stakeholder, Jim Rex-Lawson Moses, Wednesday, clamoured for adequate agricultural research funding to boost food security and for effective economic diversification.

Moses who is also publisher of AGROBUSINESS TIMES and organizer of the maiden International Conference & Expo on Research and Innovations in Agriculture, ICERIA 2019, said the government at all levels with development partners should scale up funding for agricultural researches and innovations that would attract investors, create jobs and increase the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, including high revenue generation through export activities, by keying into the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA, signed recently by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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