Nigeria, Others To Get $200bn For Crop Fortification
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Nigeria will benefit from the $200 billion revolutionary crop production programme by US-based agency Harvest Plus.

According to reports, Nigeria is one of the African nations that would get the grant via the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in Ibadan, Oyo State meant to provide bio-fortified foods.

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Further reports showed that the Chief Executive Officer of Harvest Plus Beverly Postma was in IITA to finalize plans for the disbursement of the fund.

Postma who lamented the high mortality rate among women in Africa noted that HarvestPlus was committed to using agricultural solutions based bio-fortified and nutritious foods in tackling the menace in Nigeria.