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ID: 43657
Title: Nigeria, IFAD Value Chain Development Programme , June, 2016.
Description: Iye in Guma local government in Benue state, Nigeria.
Cattles grazing in the farm lands of famers in Iye.The invasion and destruction of crops by cattle in Iye is one of the main challenges they face in farming.
Iye in Guma local government in Benue state, Nigeria is one of the beneficiary communities of the IFAD Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP). This programme takes a holistic and demand-driven approach to addressing constraints along the cassava and rice value chains. It does this by:• Developing agricultural markets and increasing market access for smallholder farmers and small to medium-scale agro-processors• Enhancing smallholder productivity – and thus increasing the volume and quality of marketable produce – by strengthening farmers' organizations as well as supporting smallholder production. The objective is to sustainably enhance rural incomes and food security. The target groups include 15,000 smallholder farming households, 1,680 processors and 800 traders.
Size: 7.03 MB; 6144 x 4096 pixels; 520 x 347 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1626 x 1084 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Photographer: Andrew Esiebo
Copyright: ©IFAD/Andrew Esiebo/Panos
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URL: www.ifad.org