FG, FAO sign agreement on implementation of $99.5m programme (tribuneonlineng.com)

FG, FAO sign agreement on implementation of $99.5m programme


The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Nigerian Government have entered into an agreement to implement the FAO Nigeria Country Programming Framework (CPF).

The CPF is a fiveyear agricultural project whose funds are drawn from the federal, state governments and local and international donors.

The last CPF in Nigeria started in 2018 and was terminated in 2022.

The FAO Representative in Nigeria and ECOWAS, Fred Kafeero in his presentation during the agreement signing, said the project is a mediumterm priority area that focuses FAO work for the next five years. window.aries window.aries window.aries.v1 window.aries.v1 commands const aries window.aries.v1 aries.commands.push(() > const zoneId ‘7238’ const anchor document.getElementById(‘vidverto220384c5a71e46dd814afa69547f2b3f’) anchor.removeAttribute(‘id’) aries.mount(zoneId, anchor, width 720, height 405, ) ) )()>

He said following the expiration of the 2018 to 2022 CPF, FAO in Nigeria commenced the process of consultation with relevant stakeholders at the federal level and at selected state levels.

The CPF is aligned with the national development policies and programmes in this country, it is aligned with our offer and support as the United Nations in Nigeria, it is also aligned with our FAO global strategic framework that emphasises the transformation of agrifood systems in countries.

The CPF in this case also takes advantage of a number of cooperative initiatives that FAO has launched in the last few years.


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