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Why Nigerians must say no to open grazing, and yes to ranching⁣⁣ II Have Your Say

By Guardian Exclusive
26 February 2021   |   11:52 am
Going by recent incidents in several Nigerian states, it is clear that so long as herds of cattle are free to roam the country and destroy farmlands, it is only a question of time before the bubble would burst.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Therefore, and as a matter of urgency, ranching must be embraced as the immediate and long-term solution to the farmers-herders conflicts, and all Nigerian governors must agree on ranching as the way forward as is being done in places such as the Netherlands, a country slightly larger in size than Benue State but which is the food basket of Europe and the second-largest exporter of food in the world.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ So what is Nigeria’s excuse?⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ At The Guardian, we say it is time to embrace ranching and put an end, once and for all, to open cattle grazing across Nigeria🇳🇬. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ What about you? Let’s have your opinion in the comments section.⁣⁣

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