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CITAD Trains 26 Peoples On Rural Access And Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP)

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a training Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) for 26 men and women in rural areas of Bauchi state.

The Independent Mirror reported that Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai who is representing the CITAD Executive Director, concluded training at the CITAD branch in Kono on Thursday, 23 November 2023.

Ahmad Abdullahi, said that the aim of training was for sensitive farmers to be able to know about policy issues in the digital and make them activists in the country.

“This is what we do to train and motivate people how to kno the importance of the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project in their activities”.

”The training has many topics that span through many processes, such as policy processes, digital strategies,” he said.

A participant at the training, Abdul Ibrahim, commended CITAD for organizing the training, saying that it will help in addressing issues of the digital system.

Recall thar former President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari launched the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) to the tune of $575m.

The five-year project to be implemented in 18 states is funded by the World Bank, 18 states include Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Ekiti, Gombe, Kogi, Kastina, Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Kwara, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Niger, Plateau and Sokoto states.

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