Nigeria: Kano State Agro Pastoral development Project


Reducing poverty and strengthening food security in Kano through the development of agro-pastoral production systems.

Project description


Economic GrowthEnhancing living standardsImproving livelihoodsFood security and Income generation

Start date



5 years





The project will support government’s efforts of enhancing agricultural productivity and competitiveness through access to inputs, value addition and market access, extension services delivery and capacity strengthening. The project will consider some relevant crosscutting issues such as private sector involvement, climate-smart agriculture, gender mainstreaming and human nutrition.

Impact Facts & Figures

Enabling people to lead better lives

We believe the most effective way to lift people out of poverty is to empower countries to do so themselves. We help break down the barriers that prevent individuals, organizations and governments in the lowest income countries from obtaining the resources they need to accomplish this goal.

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Project Value USD 95.0m

“We, the Fulani Pastoralists are fascinated by the resolve of the Islamic Development Bank and the LLF, to build Milk Collection Centers through the Agro Pastoral Project. The benefit is economic benefit of this appears to be enormous. I am extremely happy. Therefore, I wish to announce that I have donated my farm at ‘Yan Rutu in DawakinTofa local government area for free, for one of the MCCs to be constructed.”

Alhaji Husaini Umar

Kano state branch chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria

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