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March 18, 2020

HOW TO GROW WATERMELON (KANKANA)

Watermelons (Citrullus lanatus) grow on vines with large crinkled leaves. They love heat, and will grow rampantly once established without too much attention. This article provides […]
February 21, 2020

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY INVEST IN CATFISH FARMING

Fish farming consists of two major subdivisions, which could either be operated separately or as an integrated process. The two subdivisions are the nursery and the […]
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Saving the Future through Agriculture

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The Commissioner


The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources under the leadership of the Hon. Commissioner His Excellency DR. NASIRU YUSUF GANUWA is primarilty responsible for planning, formulation, implementation and coordination of agricultural policies of the State. Policy implementation carried out through its departments and parastatals which are as follows:

I. Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA)
II. Kano State Agricultural Supply Company (KASCO)
III. Kano State Zoological & Wild life Management Agency (KAZOWMA)

Farming is the major occupation of 90% of the State population with majority of them having 11-30 years experience Majority of farmers are within the age bracket of 30-50 years, Only about 30% of farmers have formal western education.
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