Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Policy Impact of This Blog

By Biko Agozino

Sometimes the authorities listen to good ideas but the implementation often skews the ideas away from success. Finally, President Buhari has bought the idea that I blogged in April calling for ranches to be set up as a way of modernizing beef and dairy productions while avoiding clashes between herders and farmers. The retired General Buhari has just announced that soldiers would be sent to Argentina to learn ranching and return to set up ranches in Nigeria. Why only soldiers when the army of unemployed youth could be mobilized and empowered by being funded to be trained and enabled to run ranches as cooperatives across the country. Here is my original blog on the issue:

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