SMEDAN adopts One Local Government, One Product (OLOP) programme on agric -value chain with view to develop country’s economy
Written by News Room on February 15, 2022
The Small and Medium Development Agency (SMEDAN) of Nigeria has adopted One Local Government, One Product (OLOP) programme on agric -value chain with a view to develop the country’s economy.
Director-General (DG) of the Agency, Dr Dikko Radda, stated this at the official signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Microfinance Banks and Candidate-Beneficiaries under the Programme in Katsina on Monday.
Radda said that OLOP was adopted by SMEDAN for promoting the development of at least one identified agric- value product per Local Government Area in Nigeria.
He said that the aim was to add value to the identified raw material for branding and be certified for import and export.
According to him, the main objective of OLOP is to upgrade human capacity through technological and financial support for efficient and viable cooperative enterprises.
Ameen J. Kantyok