Da – All Green Seeds Limited, Partner African Rice release new local Rice varieties.

Written by on November 28, 2021

An Agricultural seed processing company, Da – all Green Seeds Limited in collaboration with its partner, African Rice, has released some new local rice varieties into the market.

The occasion for this launch was at the yearly exhibition known as the Green Field Day at its Kudenda Office, where the climate smart types like Arica 6, Faro 61, Faro 66 and Faro 67 were introduced.

In his welcome address, the Managing Director of Da – All Green seeds limited, Engineer Yakubu Atar, said the programme is a platform to share ideas in making local rice farming and business attractive and acceptable.

On his part the representative of Africa Rice, Mommoh Friday, wants farmers to follow laid down instructions on using the new varieties, just as he described the edge of the new ones over the older one Faro 44.

The Commissioner of Agriculture, Ibrahim Hussaini, represented by Amos Ishaku promised that more conducive atmosphere would be provided for such initiatives.

In his remarks, the General Manager, Kaduna State Agricultural Development Agency (KADA), Dr. Abubakar Bayero, called on stakeholders to embrace the seed technological development that is making local rice more acceptable in the country.

There were interactions during the field walk among the stakeholders.

Seun Fakorede

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