Akwa-Ibom to moves improve food sufficiency


Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has restated his government’s commitment to diversification and food sufficiency. He said this during an unscheduled visit to the Cattle Ranch at Adadia in Uruan Local Government Area to evaluate development progress. The ranch is an IPP arrangement between Akwa Ibom State Government and San-Jo Agric Group,  Mexico

This is one of the many agricultural sector based interventions the government has initiated to boost commerce and ensure not only food sufficiency for the state, but availability of raw materials for the industries that are springing.

Governor Emmanuel revealed that the upon completion of the over 100 hectares cultivated special grasses, the Ranch will have an abattoir for meat processing , milk factory that will produce fresh milk and cheese and leather works factory to transform the skin of the cows into by-products like shoes ,boxes ,bags among others.