Federal Government inaugurates committee for implementation of Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act 2021.
Written by News Room on April 4, 2022
The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee for the implementation of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act 2021, for impactful research in the country.
A statement by Mrs. Mabel Obe, a Senior Information Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the committee was inaugurated by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, on Tuesday in Abuja.
The minister during the inauguration said agricultural research and development was a crucial determinant of agricultural productivity and production as well as boosting food security.
He reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration towards advancing research and development activities for the effective and efficient use of agricultural resources and the diversification of the economy.
It is also for the total repositioning of the council and its affiliated institutes and colleges to ensure better performance, impactful research and development activities in Nigeria.