Lagos State Government says it will upgrade the agricultural supply chain by connecting all value chains with the newly established Eko City Farmers Market.
The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal, made this known on Tuesday at a Stakeholders Meeting on the implementation of Eko City Farmers’ Market.
Lawal said the farmers’ market would be a platform for the best of the city’s producers to meet with consumers and end-users.
He said they would use the traditional and innovative development methods to showcase a well organized high-quality market to meet the consumers’ increasing demands for farm produce.
The commissioner said the objectives of the market was to connect producers and make shopping entertaining, produce accessible and affordable to consumers as well as to preserve the nutritional value of farm produce.