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Nigeria to build solar dryers nationwide to boost post harvest

The federal government has finalised arrangement to construct eight solar dryers with four in each of the federal constituencies nationwide.

This is expected to deal with the post-harvest challenges faced by farmers in the country. The plan would also go a long way to assist the farmers to dry their farm produce, thereby enhancing hygienic food production and security in the country.

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Speaking on the sidelines of the flag-off of the training on pilot post-seasonal intervention programme in his constituency in Ilorin, chairman, House of Representatives Committee on National Planning and Economic Development, Hon. Abdulganiyu Olododo, said already, two of the solar dryers are ready for use in the federal constituency of the state.

Source: OrientEnergyReview via CrudeMix Africa

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