Both companies are involved in the Millennium Villages Project, which is run by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Millennium Promise and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The chosen site for the project in Nigeria is Pampaida, in the Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Millennium Villages Project is a community-based initiative designed to help people in rural areas improve agricultural production, which is the foundation of the region’s economy. Additional benefits include improving access to health, education and infrastructure.
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