Yobe State Government Supported 400 Rural Farmers with livelihood and Agric inputs

Yobe State Government Supported 400 Rural Farmers with livelihood and Agric inputs, as 200 get (Livestock: 2 female Goats and 1 Male Goat, and Feeds) and 150 with Agric inputs (improved seeds and Fertilizer)

With funding from the Government of Japan and through it’s partnership with UNDP, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, through its early recovery component in close collaboration with Yobe State Agric Development Programme has today, Saturday, 8th July 2023, supported 400 Households with Agric and livestock inputs in Kukuri and Tandari communities of Nangere and Potiskum LGA respectively. This is to support the robust economic recovery of rural communities. With more than 45% women, the beneficiaries will be supported with Agric extension services for 6 months to boost productivity and post-harvest yield. SEMA will play the overall role of monitoring.

From 2019 to date, Yobe SEMA through UNDP with Funding from Government of Japan has implemented early recovery projects across different locations in the state, which include:

1. Construction of PHCC Wagir, Gujba LGA
2. Construction of GDSS zadawa Fika LGA
3. Distribution of Agric inputs to 500 farmers in Jajere
4.Cash Grant to Rural Women Buni Yadi
5. Equipment to Vocational Centre Buni Yadi
6.Construction of PHCC Daura
7.Construction of PHCC Jajere
8. Construction of Market Stalls in Ngalda Market

His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, since inception in 2019, directed SEMA to ensure partnership is strengthened. UNDP and Government of Japan have been key in the socio-economic recovery and development of Yobe state by complementing the Government’s efforts and building resilient communities.