Expert advocates promotion of natural agriculture


The Affiliation of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Ebonyi Bid Chapter, has known as for the promotion of the natural agriculture machine for better health advantages and atmosphere within the swear.

Ezekiel Igboji, the swear coordinator of the affiliation, made the choice on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki.

Mr Igboji stated the consciousness on natural agriculture used to be low and at its infancy within the swear, asserting that its observe could possibly furthermore place lives and the atmosphere, if integrity and standards had been utilized.

He described natural as food produced by methods complying with the factors of natural farming, asserting that the time length natural used to be old most constructive by intention of the certification of a product.

The coordinator stated the affiliation would partner the media and export promotion council to drive the observe within the swear, disclosing that it planned to educate extension agents of the ministry of agriculture and farmer associations on natural agriculture principles, practices and entrepreneurship.

The coaching and observe had been standards for exports as soon as a product handed through the processes and had been certified, Mr Igboji stated.

“Farmer groups, cooperatives, through the swear agriculture pattern programme on the rural stage shall be sensitised. Many tell to be natural farmers, but enact not observe natural standards.

“Integrity is a scenario in regular companies and we desire to bridge the outlet,” he stated.


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