Number of Farmers: 5,683
States Covered: 19
Total Hectarage: 5,683
Cropping Season: 2019 / 2020
Project duration: Start – Nov. 2019, End – July 2020.
The Nigerian Agricultural Mechanization and Equipment leasing company (NAMEL) was engaged to execute the land preparation operations (i.e. Ploughing, harrowing and Ridging) for the Nigerian Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) an accredited commodity association under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrower’s Programme (ABP).
The project covers a total land area of 5,683 hectares spread across 19 states in Nigeria namely; Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Delta, Ekiti, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Oyo, Sokoto, Kebbi.
The project is being executed using global best practices for ensuring good soil tilth necessary to promote soil conservation and achieving optimal productivity, while providing real - time data and report on the progress of operations.