SMEDAN adopt OLOP on agric-value chain to foster development in the sector


The SMEDAN Logo and the Nigerian Coat of Arm.


The Small and Medium Development Agency (SMEDAN) of Nigeria has embraced “One Local Government, One Product” (OLOP) program on agric – esteem fasten so as to foster the nation’s economy.

Dr Dikko Radda, Director-General (DG) of the Agency expressed this at the authority consenting to of Memorandum of Arrangement (MoA) with Microfinance Banks and Candidate-Beneficiaries under the Program in Katsina on Monday.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Radda said that OLOP was taken on by SMEDAN for advancing the advancement of something like one recognized agric-esteem item per neighborhood government region in the country.

He said that the point was to increase the value of the recognized unrefined substance for marking and be confirmed for import and commodity.

As per him, the primary goal of OLOP is to update human limit through innovative and monetary help for proficient and suitable agreeable undertakings.

“This will further develop efficiency and nature of our items to accomplish seriousness to fulfill public and global guidelines.

“I’m happy to illuminate you that the Agency will be supporting 199 helpful/endeavors in 199 neighborhood government regions under the OLOP 2021/2022 intercession.

“Approximately 364 of the 774 LGAs in the nation have profited from the plan from the 2016 to 2020 mediation.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Around 212 LGAs were canvassed in 2021 under our assessment, leaving an equilibrium of 198 to be shrouded in 2022,” he added.

The DG noticed that President Muhammad Buhari was focused on battling joblessness through the improvement of farming and its worth chain items.

He praised the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, for his courageous help towards the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state.

Malam Ibrahim Muhammad, reacting in the interest of the recipients, complimented SMEDAN for the drive, bringing up that they would not abuse any open door stretched out to them to foster the economy.


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