Nawaf Al-Sahaf, the CEO of Badir Program, said that the agricultural sector
is one of the main pillars for supporting the Vision 2030, as the sector contributes to the provision of 25 per cent of all food available for consumption, SR 53 billion to the gross domestic product (equivalent to 4 percent of the non-oil GDP), and employs 450,000 people across the various regions of the Kingdom.
The desolation of the agricultural sector
started in the 1980s.
Nigeria has a lot to benefit from huge investment in the agricultural sector
. All levels of government and private individuals, including organisations, must be ready to invest in this sector.
'It is evident from the public resource allocation during the current plan that the agricultural sector
is not among the top priority areas unlike the initial years of independence,' said Sigwele.
Kuugongelwa-Amadhila further said through sourcing these jobs the chances of retrenchments are lower in the agricultural sector
and the government is shielding critical services in the country.
"As a novelty of the fair, we will hold on July 17 and 18, the Summits of Ministers for the Field and another with the unions, where we will discuss the challenges of the agricultural sector
and the contributions from other portfolios to the field," he added.
He informed about the possibilities for further cooperation with Azerbaijan in the agricultural sector
How do you evaluate the health of the Tunisian agricultural sector
Meanwhile, Mehboob Sultan said that the agricultural sector
has been neglected by the governments from past 10 years as no proper strategies were devised to prevent losses.
'In the past, the government had done a lot of work to manage water for the agricultural sector
. It needs ample water and if there is enough of it, agriculture productivity can increase."
(TAP) -- The "Aswat Nisaa" assocaition called on the House of People's Representatives (HPR) to adopt as soon as possible draft law No.2/2019 on the amendment of Articles 21 and 23 of Law No.33 of April 19, 2004 on the organsiation of land transport and creation of a new transport category specific to workers in the agricultural sector
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