NG-CARES is a tripartite agreement between the World Bank, federal and state governments to reduce the economic impact of the Covid-19 epidemic on the population.
Nasarawa: 43, 000 vulnerable persons to benefit from N1.1bn NG-CARES fund
Nigeria’s Covid-19 Action Recovery and Stimulus Project (NG-CARES), a World Bank-funded project, says it is launching the first phase of an intervention program that will benefit from $ 1.1 billion. up to 43,000 vulnerable people. As included in the state. from Nasarva.
NG-CARES is a tripartite agreement between the World Bank, federal and state governments to reduce the economic impact of the Kovid-19 epidemic on the population.
State NG-CARES coordinator Omar Dahiru, speaking at a news conference in Lafayette, said £ 20mn (8.3bn) was spent on the program. state.
He said his commitment was to reduce the impact of the economy on the Nigerian people, which has affected the livelihoods and businesses of many of the state’s residents.
The N-CARES coordinator emphasized that the program was specifically targeted at the poor and vulnerable groups in society, which expect to implement seven intervention projects, in particular in the areas of nutrition, agriculture and the rural road network.
He also said that about 120,000 poor and vulnerable people in 13 local government sectors would benefit directly from the program through scholarships, farm supplies, and more.
“Micro-projects for poor communities with education, health, nutrition, water and sanitation infrastructure; Providing agricultural raw materials and services such as seeds, fertilizers and fungicides to poor members of the farming community; Managing farmers ’property for production to add value to harvested produce and reduce food waste for poor community farmers’ organizations.
“Landscaping of rural roads and access roads from farms to the mandate for poor and rural farming communities; Covid-19 helps wet-water water and sanitation infrastructure adapt to reality.