The House Representatives has resolved to end the incessant farner, herders clashes in the country.
The Chairman Ad hoc committee on recurring clashes between farmers and herders Mr Aliyu Misau, who stated this said this would be done using a multi faced approach to achieve a lasting peace.
He explained that to address the root cause of the problem, there’s need for a an approach that integrate the effort of Governments, Private Sector as well as Civil Society Organisations.
The committee chairman said there was need to also explore investments in agricultural infrastructure such as adequate investment in irrigation systems, storage facilities, rural road network among others.
“There was need for conflict resolution and land management, adding that continued investment in agricultural research and development was imperatives.
“There was need to also enhanced skills and knowledge of farmers and herders through education and capacity building.
According to him, addressing the challenges faced by farmers and headers required a concrete efforts from all stakeholders by working together.
He called for commitment to achieve these goals, for the betterment of rural communities, economy and collective future where farmers herders co-exist peacefully, where socio-economic development is fostered and the nation flourished.
He gave the assurance that the committee would ensure that it bridged the divide and foster improved understanding among farmers and herders taking into cognizance the unique challenges faced by the groups.
This according to him is by promoting dialogue, building trust and creating an environment where mutual respect and shared prosperity can thrive.