Federal Government reactivates abandoned hectares farm Estate in Imo State.

The Federal Government says it had commenced the reactivation of the 35 hectares farm Estate in Imo State which was abandoned for more than 30 years.

National Agricultural Land Development Authority disclosed in a statement.

According to the statement,the Executive Secretary, NALDA, Paul Ikonne, who inspected the farm Estate in Imo State and a fish village in Abia State, said both projects were been developed to engage about 800 workers.

Ikonne said the facility had capacity to engage about 500 farmers directly and would have a veterinary training centre that will be used to give practitioners and prospective veterinary doctors the opportunity to be trained and acquire knowledge on how to take care of the animals within the farm.

It also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Imo State Government for the reactivation of the Acharaugo Emekuku Integrated Farm Estate in Owerri North Local Government Area of the state.

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