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The wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun has flagged off the joint EU/GIZ and Ogun state government tomato and chili pepper empowerment project (TOMAPEP) as part of the state drive towards additional job creation and food sustenance.
The project, which began with training of trainers workshop(TOT) was held on Thursday at the Odeda Farm Institute,Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Commodities and articles involved in TOMAPEP were tomato, pepper chili and garment/leather which all have unique natural target group of Youth, women and rural/small holder farmers.
The empowerment project is targeted at training and linkage of over 3,000 participants to inputs,credits and market in line with Ogun state Agricultural agenda of job creation,food and nutrition, industrial linkage and food sustenance.