Justice, Development & Peace Movement

Catholic Diocese Of Oyo

HarvestPlus

Rural Development Programme department of JDPM collaborated with HarvestPlus on multiplication and dissemination of Vitamin A biofortified cassava. The projrect provided fund for reaching 5,000 households with a bundle each of Vitamin A biofortified cassava and to establish 20 heactares of multplication plots of the said variety of cassava. Farmers are also to be supported to establish 25 hectares of the cassava farms in Oyo, Oke-ogun and Ogbomoso areas of Oyo state. JDPM has achieved 70% of the project as at end of January, 2015. The project will be completed by 1st of May, 2015.