NITDA partners DFID on smart agriculture projects

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced a plan to create six million jobs in the Agricultural sector under a partnership with the Department For International Development (DFID).

The agency disclosed this through a statement by its spokesperson, Hadizar Umar, on Friday.
NITDA said the jobs will be created through the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture project.

Through the initiative, the agency said it aimed to create the jobs in the next 10 years in the agricultural ecosystem.

According to the statement, the LINKS Deputy Team and Innovation Lead, Bello Yakassai, spoke on the project during a visit to NITDA in Abuja.

Mr Yakassai said the project will support the development of a vibrant and diversified economy in three key northern…

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