site.btaNigeria's Taraba State to Grow Vegetables Using Bulgarian Seeds
Opportunities for cooperation between Bulgaria and the State of Taraba (Northeastern Nigeria) were high on the agenda of talks between Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku and Bulgarian Ambassador in Nigeria Yanko Yordanov when they conferred on October 5, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said in a press release. Ishaku visited the Bulgarian Embassy in Abuja at Yordanov's invitation.
At the meeting, the Ambassador handed the Governor samples of Bulgarian seeds of various agricultural crops produced by the Vegetable Crops Institute in Plovidv, South Central Bulgaria. Taraba will become the second state in Nigeria after Plateau to start growing vegetables using seeds provided by the Plovdiv Institute.
During the meeting the sides discussed the opportunity of organizing a training seminar for farmers in Taraba.