has approved N3.6 billion to support the establishment of Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprise (AEHE) nationwide. released by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
- The funds in the first phase will make available 400 units of tractors, 500 power tillers, and various harvest and post harvest equipment to set up 80 centres.
- The second phase would achieve similar results like the first but that the third phase would acquire 250 tractors through the partnership programme.
- At the end of the third phase, the intervention scheme would bring in 1050 units of tractors, 1500 power tillers and 2400 units of various harvest and post-equipment such as rice reapers, grain threshers and cassava peelers.