Director, AMREC, Prof. (Mrs) Carolyn Afolami and top staff of the Centre at a meeting with stakeholders in one of the Extension Centres.
The Director, Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre, (AMREC), Professor Carolyn Afolami, has visited the Ogun State Agricultural Development Programme (OGADEP), the Ogun State Agricultural and Multipurpose Credit Agency (OSAMCA) as well as the Ogun State Agro-Services Corporation (OGASC) with a view to reviving and reinforcing existing relationships with them.
The new initiative, according to a release signed by Dr. Olalekan Oyekunle, an Extension Fellow II, will also pave way for the establishment of new frontiers of organizational cooperation to facilitate quality service delivery of services in the areas of agricultural extension, credit facilities and tools for farmers in the State.
As part of the tour, Prof. (Mrs) Afolami, also visited the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Moor Plantation, Ibadan, as well as other Agricultural Development Programmes (ADPs) in Southwest, Nigeria, including extension villages and towns within UNAAB catchment areas at Moloko-Asipa, Imala, Isaga, Orile, Kango, Alabata, Adao, Ajegunle, Abule-Oba, among others.
In each of the villages and towns visited, Professor Afolami, reiterated the commitment of AMREC at ensuring that perennial problems faced by farmers were identified, with appropriate solutions proffered through the dissemination of useful information.
The Management of the various organizations visited, pledged their cooperation and support for AMREC’s intervention programmes and activities, while the farmers expressed their appreciation for the initiative.