Saturday, March 28

COVID-19: Agric bareau advises agro food investors to corporate together to avoid looming food supply crises

A group called Agric bureau, called for corporation of Agro- business investors to work together so as to avoid looming food supply crises.
They emphasised on the need for agribusiness stakeholders to set up and implement strategies that will keep food supply chain active in troubling times like the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation.
National Coordinator Officer, Agric Bureau, Suleiman Dikwa, disclosed that, particular interest in producing competitive products in quality and quantity through the engagement of critical stakeholders in the agro-industry has become imperative for a coordinated approach for the expected productivity in the sector.
He further emphasised that, there is a need for all stakeholders in the sector “to put on our thinking caps and come up with solutions that fit our circumstances, some may say we cannot shutdown 90 per cent of our people earns daily.”
“Therefore, it is urgent that we immediately identify key players in the food supply chain, track levels of food availability and manage supply and distribution. This will require better linkages between users and producers.”

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