Official Website Of The Governor Of Akwa Ibom State
Information available from Nigerian customs & excise import fact sheet indicates that yearly import data for Rice alone runs into about a Trillion naira. The Rice plantation in Ini local government area is a viable project that will yield huge returns on investment. Foods, beverage & sh processing companies searching for businesses and destinations where their businesses will thrive are welcome
Journey so far: We have intensified rice production in the State.
Two private investors and Fadama III+AF project have commenced active production. About 100 ha of swamp rice have been cultivated in Ini and Nsit Ubium LGAs. Besides, about 200 Rice Production Business plans have been prepared and approved for production to commence. The Fadama III+AF project is based on Swamp Rice Production Eco-Technology with Seed multiplication as a major component of the scheme.