Photonews: Osun Partners IITA to Establish Training and Research Institute

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday launched a research and training farm institute at Ago Owu area in Ayedaade Local Government Area of the state as part of his administration’s commitment to transform agriculture sector in the state.

The Research Institute, according to Governor Aregbesola was achieved in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

Aregbesola disclosed that the state had released 205.5 hectares of land for the take-off of the programme as part of efforts to advance agriculture in the state.

While launching the institute at Ago-Owu Farm Settlement, Governor Aregbesola attributed the success of the scheme to unflinching support which the state received from the officials of the IITA to boost agricultural productions.

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