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Nigeria - Gusau Agricultural Development Project (English)

The Gusau Agricultural Development Project will be carried out over a five-year investment period 1974/75-1978/79, and would involve constructing about 1,000 km of low cost agricultural roads, 85 small earth dams, 160 tapkis (ponds) and associated soil conservation structures; constructing an administrative center in Gusau, 4 development unit centers, and 40 village service centers; expanding Gusau seed multiplication farm and the new development of an additional farm at Kaura Namoda; expanding training facilities at Gusau and constructing a new project training center at Kaura Namoda; provision of adequate farmer extension, credit and marketing services, including staff, vehicles and equipment; provision of seasonal and medium-term loans to farmers for the purchase of crop inputs and farm equipment; establishing a project evaluation unit; and preparation of plans for the continued provision of project services after the investment phase of the project is completed.


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    Nigeria - Gusau Agricultural Development Project

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Nigeria - Gusau Agricultural Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.