The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) benefitted from the handing over of an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) worth $3M at Shulinab on Friday.
According to a Ministry of Agriculture press release, Chief Executive Officer, NAREI, Dr Oudho Homenauth (left) handed over the vehicle to further advance the extension work of the Institute.
“The extension arm of NAREI is very crucial in the Region. The staff are required to be in villages which are impossible to meet at times.
The ATV is expected to significantly boost their presence in all regions,” the release quoted Homenauth as saying.
According to the release, indigenous communities are being transformed from traditional villages into modern communities.
Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder led a team on a four-day outreach to Region Nine, where efforts were made at boosting agriculture in the Region, the release said.