September 16, 2010 – The federal government of Nigeria is assessing the Fertilizer Voucher Scheme as a viable way to deliver fertilizer to farmers. IFDC introduced the program in Kano and Taraba states in 2009, reaching 100,000 beneficiaries. The 2010 program is being implemented in┬áBauchi, Kaduna, Kwara, Kano and Taraba states, with 550,000 expected beneficiaries.

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