Courtesy Call by Cashew Farmers

The Cashew farmers and CRIN scientists

Courtesy Call by Cashew Farmers

The cashew farmers from Baruten Local Government, Kwara North paid an unscheduled visit to the Institute. The six-man representative was on the mission to solicit for training that would enhance sale of their produce. They were warmly welcomed by the Head, Economics and Extension (E&E) Department, Dr. Justina Lawal on behalf of the ED CRIN, Dr. Patrick Adebola. The Head E&E noted that the farmers’ visit was a spin off from their previous research outreach to the farmers during their execution of data bank project. In reaction to the deplorable state of the farmers’ economy as a result of poor patronage of their cashew nuts, Dr. Lawal’s research team sensitised them to form cooperative society. She equally stated that efforts were made to link them to uptakers such as OLAM, but lack of data on the KOR and moisture content of their nuts hampered patronage. Thankfully, the farmers heeded to the advice of the scientists by forming and registering their cooperative society with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). They solicited for formal training on the determination of KOR and moisture content of their cashew nuts.

Previous Courtesy Visit by the Nigerian Shippers Council

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