PROGS & PROJECTS

SPECIAL INTERVENTION

ON-GOING PROJECTS

a. Rice: Cultivation of 550Ha of Rice farm for the production of Ogun State branded Rice MITROS at Eggua.

b. Cassava: Cultivation of 1,000Ha of Cassava Farm at Owowo.

c. Fertilizer: Procurement of 20,000metric tonnes of 20:10:10 NPK Fertilizer for sale (N5,500) at Agro-S-Corp offices at Asero, Ikenne, Ilaro. An intervention programme between the Federal Government and Ogun State. Registration as a farmer is a pre-requisite to purchase.

d. Fisheries:
i.Establishment of 3 Fish farm estates using Eriwe Model.
ii.Construction of 70 Fish cages to produce Tilapia.

e. Livestock:
i. Set up of poultry demonstration farm at Odeda Training Institute.
ii. Raising of 20,000 point of cage pullet at four (4) different locations in the State (Ijebu-Igbo, Ilaro, Ajegunle and Kotopo).

f. Vegetables: Production of 100Ha of Tomato farm.

g. Abbatoir: Construction of semi-mechanized abattoir at Ogere-Remo.

h. Farm Machinery:
i. Procurement of 5 heavy duty harrow (Rome Harrow) for land clearing at Eggua.
ii. Purchase of 20 Bulldozers.

i. Youth and women empowerment:

j. Tree Crops: Raising of Cocoa seedlings for Cocoa farmers in the State.

 

PROPOSED PROJECTS

i. Civil/ Public Servant: Establishment of Civil/Public Servant Agricultural Scheme to encourage about 30,000 public/civil servants into cluster farming through Civil/Public Servants Farming Scheme with allocation of at least one hectare for arable and less for livestock farming.

ii. Greenhouse: Establishment of Greenhouse facility across the State to promote all year production of vegetables and spices.

iii. Cotton:
a)Establishment of two-double roller cotton ginnery that will employ 1,500 staff and create over 1000 indirect employment.
b)Establishment of 10,000 hectares of Cotton Plantation at Iwoye-Ketu.

iv. Cassava: Establishment of 15,000 hectares of Cassava farms.

v. Rice:
a)Establishment of 3,000 hectares of Rice enclave.
b)Fix existing irrigation systems to enhance rice production.

vi. Maize: Establishment of 7,000 hectares of Maize farms.

vii. Fisheries: Establishment of Fish farm estates in 500 (twin) earthen ponds to produce 1 million table size fish at Imasayi and Ayerose (Ajebo).