Research Results That Do Not Transfer To End Users Is Useless -NAERLS Director

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Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria

By; SANI ALIYU,  Zaria

The  Executive  Director  National  Agricultural  Extension Research and  Liason  Services  (NAERLS), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor  Muhammad  Othman  Khalid  has  said that any  research  result that  is  not  transferred  to the    end  users will  become useless.

He stated this  at the  opening  of  a    capacity building  of  Agri, extension Management  and  Agric field  officers on  Agric  values  chain for  North West     at NAERLS  suites and  conference  centre.

Professor  Othman Khalid  said  agriculture  is  beyond a  tradition but   is a   profession that  has    desired goals  to  achieve.

According to him,  something  urgently  has to be  done in the  area of  agriculture in order  to engage  the    youth  who are  jobless  becouse a  hungry man is an  angry man.

The  Director  also  said   farmers have  no  excuse  not to  produce  enough food for the  country.

On the  new  technology, the  Director  said  they  have  developed a  virtual meeting  where  farmers  issues  are  discussed   and  resolutions  made.

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