Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Umar Abubakar,
The executive director, Institute of Agricultural Research in Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Umar Abubakar has said that the institute developed a new bean variety in partnership with the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF).
According to the scholar, a nation-wide demonstration trial has shown that the new bean has out-performed all existing varieties in the country.
Speaking to Journalists at Bagadawa Village in Dawakin Local government Area on Monday, Abubarkar said the variety which will be released to Nigerian farmers in December will help in boosting the socio-economic development of the country, at the same time reduce poverty among farmers. Read more