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IFAD-VCDP donates N50m relief items, inputs to farmers affected by flood

By Nwabueze Okonkwo

ONITSHA—THE International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD-assisted Value Chain Development Programme, VCDP has donated relief materials and farm inputs worth over N50 million to farmers affected by the recent flood disaster in Anambra State.

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The items presented to the farmers at Umueri General Hospital which serves as a holding center in the state included bags of rice and garri, cartons of noodles, vegetable oil and assorted brands of soap.

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Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Mr Afam Mbanefo who spoke at the occasion, said the gesture was to “help ameliorate their sufferings.”

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According to Mbanefo, “These items are to ensure that you have food and inputs to go back home with.”


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