The Federal Government’s Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020, otherwise known as the Green Alternative, has received a boost following the official introduction of Corteva Agriscience brand to farmers in the country.
Corteva Agriscience, introduced to farmers in Nigeria at the Seed Connect Conference and Expo, 2019 hosted by the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) in Abuja, is a leader in seed technologies, crop protection, and digital agriculture, and the result of a merger between DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences.
In his remarks, President of Corteva Agriscience, Africa Middle East, Prabdeep Bajwa said: “Nigeria’s abundant resources are a great foundation on which to build a sustainable agricultural sector. I believe the utilisation of technological innovations can help overcome local challenges.
We are committed to ensuring that Corteva Agriscience is an enabling collaborator for the Nigeria’s agricultural sector.”
Also speaking, Commercial Director, Corteva Agriscience, North West, West, and Central Africa Commercial Area, Alain Pescay said: “We are committed to supporting Nigerian government in advancing its agriculture sector—the critical foundation of any successful economy and country. We can’t do this alone and collaboration is central to what we do in Nigeria. We bring our vast diversity of resources, knowledge, and experience to support our mutual goals.”