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Adamawa State, known for its fertile lands, is set to become a beacon of food security and economic diversification with the launch of the Agricultural Programme for Poverty Alleviation and Climate Change Adaptation (APPACCA). The initiative was unveiled by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, represented by the Hon. Commissioner of Agriculture Hon. Prof. David Finchiwa Jatau who emphasized the importance of supporting farming activities with essential inputs and improved seed varieties to boost agricultural production. The Chairman of the Food Security Committee, Dr. Dishi Khobe, provided a brief overview of the APPACCA Programme. He highlighted that Governor Fintiri’s vision for this initiative began even before the 2023 election, driven by the need to address the growing population’s food requirements. Dr. Khobe stressed that the programme aims to offer permanent solutions to food security challenges, moving beyond temporary palliative measures. Professor Bitrus Tarfa Dawi, the coordinator for the programme, outlined the implementation strategy, detailing how the initiative will be rolled out to maximize its impact. The event, attended by dignitaries including Honorable Commissioner for Water Resources Hon. Audu Ayuba, Head of Service of 21 LGAs, Dr.Mrs. Mary Paninga (Executive Chairman, State Planning Commission), Honorable Commissioner of Agriculture Hon. Prof. David Finchiwa Jatau and Umaru Bobboi, Secretary of the Committee, also featured a training session for state and local extension agents, marking the beginning of a new era in Adamawa’s agricultural sector

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