Sasakawa expands in Nigeria.

Position:AGRICULTURE - Sasakawa Africa Association signed an agreement with Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development - Brief article
 
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* The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), the international NGO, which has been working with small-scale farmers in Africa since 1986, has signed an agreement with Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (above), described by SAA's Chairperson, Ruth Oniang'o, as "a milestone in our relations with Nigeria".

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SAA, which was founded by Japanese philanthropist Ryoichi Sasakawa, Nobel Laureate the late Dr Norman Borlaug, and former US President Jimmy Carter, began operations in March 1992 in the two northern states of Kano and Kaduna. SAA is currently involved in seven states to strengthen extension activities through the value chain approach with crops such as maize, rice, sorghum, millet, wheat and cowpea. SAA's sister project, also chaired by Ruth Oniang'o--SAFE (Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension...

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