Over ₦1.5 billion worth of support for Farmers

A number of incentives have been given by the present administration to boost agricultural production in the state. These include support  to 220 farmer groups under the Osun Broiler Outgrower Scheme (OBOPS), 28 Cooperative groups have been empowered to plant 17km of maize, 500 acre vegetable Cluster, while 2000 farmers have also been supported to plant 1.3 million plantain suckers for refined plantain production. In all, a total of 10,698 acres of farmland have been cultivated with the support of the Government of the state of Osun.

Links:

http://osemng.org/oreap/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage

http://thenationonlineng.net/new/columnists/agricultural-revolution-in-osun/

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/osun-targets-food-basket-status-with-2013-budget/139138/

http://dailyindependentnig.com/2013/02/we-are-galvanising-people-towards-economic-development-in-osun-bolorunduro/

http://www.o-boss.org/?q=blog/2012-11-22/boss-obops

http://tunsinter.com/en/?page_id=31

http://osunagric.org/finance-and-accounts/projectslivestock/