Ffuae Action Plan
Rice Transformation In Nigeria
Self sufficiency in rice production and complete substitution of imported rice by year 2019.
Support and develop a vibrant rice value chain that will attract investments for locally produced rice.
Raise rice production level from current 3.3 million MT to 6 million MT per year to remove the shortfall between demand and production by year 2019.
Raise the quality of locally produced rice for international standards.
Organize farmers into cluster groups to aggregate them for support, seeds and other inputs as well as markets.
Identify clusters of lowland and irrigated lowland rice ecologies in the selected states.
Food security resulting from doubling of rice production from 3MT/ha to 6.0 MT/ha
Income growth and poverty reduction for rice farmers.
Generation of additional 500,000 jobs in the rural area.
Cassava Transformation In Nigeria
To increase income by at least US$400 every year in 1.8 million farm families and to add a million jobs to the cassava sub –sector in Nigeria through a doubling of production,processing,and marketing of cassava growing belt of Nigeria over a period of four years.
Support and raise productivity through the demonstration and adoption of improved production strategies by clusters of farmers.
Continually monitor and evaluate progress to identify the most promising interventions for continuous improvement of strategies to reach the end goal.
Support and build around farm clusters market institutions for the long term sustainable development.
A doubling of average cassava productivity from 12 to 25 ton/ha in target clusters in 2019.
To establish a Strong market institutions for long term sustainability of the cassava sub-sector.
Strong value added chains of starch, HQCF, sweeteners, dried chips, high quality garri, and fuel ethanol in Nigeria.