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Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by BrandSpurNG: 3:00pm On Nov 19
The Lagos State coconut value chain, conservatively put in excess of N350 billion yearly, is set to be activated as the State partners the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat stated this during a courtesy visit by the FAO Country Representative in Nigeria, Mr. Fred Kaferro, in his office at Ikeja, emphasising that the collaboration will ensure the State’s coconut production significantly improves and the attendant value chain bolstered.

He noted that the FAO, being a research-based organisation, will visit coconut sites in the State to take a sample of the soil and coconut, determine the variety and make recommendations to the government on issues such as the replacement strategy and production processes among others.

According to Dr. Hamzat,
“The collaboration will be technical in nature, it will enlighten us on how to plant our produce. It is not only about growing coconut but what you do to process it, how do we make it edible for people in various forms? So FAO will assist with that and even with the production itself. As we all know, there are different varieties of these cash crops. The FAO will also be meeting the local farmers to educate them about planting and harvesting period”.
“The collaboration will not be in a mechanistic model because we have to take locations into consideration. What is applicable in Lagos might not be applicable in Niger State, so FAO will be able to guide us appropriately”, he added.
The Deputy Governor urged the citizens to explore the inherent opportunities in the sector, stressing that the coconut value chain presents real opportunities for those who are interested.

Earlier in her remarks, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Onasanya stated that harnessing the potentials of the coconut sector across its value chain in Lagos State is a key element in achieving the agenda of making Lagos a 21st Century Economy.
She disclosed that the development of the subsector will ensure sustainable food security, economic development in terms of generating revenue, improving the standard of living and local economy of Lagosians through employment and wealth creation opportunities as well as the overall environmental impact in mitigating against climate change and global warming.

The Country Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Nigeria, Mr. Fred Kaferro, commended the Lagos State Government on its commitment towards improving the food and agriculture sector.
He disclosed that the organisation will provide the needed technical assistance to tap into the opportunities of employment benefits in production and distribution in the coconut value chain.

Kaferro added that agriculture and its entire value chain require partnerships, especially as coconut produces great opportunities for income generation in different segments of the society.
https://brandspurng.com/2020/11/19/lagos-to-partner-fao-to-enhance-coconut-production/

Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Soarr(m): 4:25pm On Nov 19
Ok
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by osejie17(m): 4:26pm On Nov 19
That's good
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by bjgurl(f): 4:26pm On Nov 19
We hear you, another one.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Faller: 4:26pm On Nov 19
Story For The Gods......

Coconut sellers can you hear this....

No be say because of this news una go come make Coconut Expensive
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by EXLOVER(m): 4:26pm On Nov 19
Other countries are making positive progress and development, our own na coconut. I know many will attack me, but the country with the kind of news I'm reading everyday, no hope for the country.

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Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by alizma: 4:27pm On Nov 19
FAO? It sounds like an error in football. And the news is carried by Spongbox abi na watin that name again?

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Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by ODJ124(m): 4:27pm On Nov 19
Coconut oil is becoming the new black Gold..
In Naija..


Thread seen..
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by zeusdgrt(m): 4:28pm On Nov 19
Too much mouth government with no impact, everything na audio analysis.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by adecz: 4:28pm On Nov 19
Gr8
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by thatsleepboy1: 4:31pm On Nov 19
According to Dr. Hamzat,
“The collaboration will be technical in nature, it will enlighten us on how to plant our produce. It is not only about growing coconut but what you do to process it, how do we make it edible for people in various forms? So FAO will assist with that and even with the production itself. As we all know, there are different varieties of these cash crops. The FAO will also be meeting the local farmers to educate them about planting and harvesting period”.
“The collaboration will not be in a mechanistic model because we have to take locations into consideration. What is applicable in Lagos might not be applicable in Niger State, so FAO will be able to guide us appropriately”, he added.
The Deputy Governor urged the citizens to explore the inherent opportunities in the sector, stressing that the coconut value chain presents real opportunities for those who are interested.


This is a good move by the LASG. With their initiatives generally, they've gone ahead of other states but the problems still persists and w/out it been handled, it'll be hijacked as usual.

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Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by EleventhWeirdo: 4:32pm On Nov 19
The government fails to invest in R&D and empower research institutions such as universities to carry out applied research. If things are in order, we will not be consulting an international organization for our own R&D on such routine stuffs on how to plant coconuts. The consultancy fee would do a lot if invested in LASU Agriculture Faculty Research.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Seerade029: 4:33pm On Nov 19
EXLOVER:
Other countries are making positive progress and development, our own na coconut. I know many will attack me, but the country with the kind of news I'm reading everyday, no hope for the country.

So we shouldn't grow our agricultural sector again?
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by sammysneh(m): 4:35pm On Nov 19
It's a welcome development
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by arsenal33: 4:35pm On Nov 19
EXLOVER:
Other countries are making positive progress and development, our own na coconut. I know many will attack me, but the country with the kind of news I'm reading everyday, no hope for the country.
no hope for you. The country is moving on
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by arsenal33: 4:36pm On Nov 19
zeusdgrt:
Too much mouth government with no impact, everything na audio analysis.
go to your state
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Lovelyn451(f): 4:36pm On Nov 19
lol Lagos state!!! Anambra builds a rice mill Lagos set to build the largest rice mill in Africa, Akwaibom govt. build coconut oil refinery, Lagos partners to enhance coconut production. zaki biam largest yam market in Nigeria, watch out for Lagos govt. set to build the largest yam market in the world....hahaha

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Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Ihatemumu: 4:42pm On Nov 19
lol... The governor on the run trying to counter CNN report

EndSars , EndTribalism , EndRacism
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by daddio(m): 4:47pm On Nov 19
BrandSpurNG:

https://brandspurng.com/2020/11/19/lagos-to-partner-fao-to-enhance-coconut-production/


Coconut production!?

Hmmm

Soon, it will be coconut bread/ coconut milk

Awon YEYENATU

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Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by etrouble: 4:55pm On Nov 19
EXLOVER:
Other countries are making positive progress and development, our own na coconut. I know many will attack me, but the country with the kind of news I'm reading everyday, no hope for the country.

So we should just abandon Agriculture and concentrate on drug trafficking, human trafficking and fake drugs manufacturing squarely? Abi? God punish Lucifer.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by etrouble: 5:00pm On Nov 19
Lovelyn451:
lol Lagos state!!! Anambra builds a rice mill Lagos set to build the largest rice mill in Africa, Akwaibom govt. build coconut oil refinery, Lagos partners to enhance coconut production. zaki biam largest yam market in Nigeria, watch out for Lagos govt. set to build the largest yam market in the world....hahaha

Okay. You go weep tire.

How can you say that your teacher is trying to copy you in the exams? You know say you don fail be that.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Dollanaira: 5:27pm On Nov 19
Ok
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by zeusdgrt(m): 5:56pm On Nov 19
arsenal33:
go to your state
Lol....lagos is ur state and u nor get work for lagos grin
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by EXLOVER(m): 6:05pm On Nov 19
arsenal33:
no hope for you. The country is moving on
I'm making progress each passing day, making cash each passing day, but i won't be happy if people around me are not doing okay. It's an error.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by Xzellentgraphic: 6:53pm On Nov 19
Jokers
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by kheny12(m): 8:02pm On Nov 19
We need more of this development.
Re: Lagos To Partner FAO To Enhance Coconut Production by sreamsense: 8:11pm On Nov 19
bjgurl:
We hear you, another one.
Another one! Ok, be expecting FAO in kwara to harvest kwara coconut next. Hope that is what you like to hear and not that of Lagos?

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