Nigeria Economic Council Bans Open Grazing by Herdsmen recommends Ranching

The National Economic Council (NEC) Committee on the Herdsmen Farmers clash headed by the Governor of Ebonyi Dave Umahi has recommended a ban on Open Grazing by Herdsmen.

National Economic Council (Umahi on Red Cap)
The committee while submitting their reports and recommendations yesterday in Abuja recommend Ranching as the best form of cattle rearing and animal husbandry.
To facilitate that the NEC Committee further recommended the following:
States greatly hit by the crisis are to provide land for ranching.

New breeds of cattle with better productivity and milk production.
Niger State had already provided land for ranching and Benue, Zamfara, Taraba States which have implemented ban on Open Grazing are equally expected to make land available.

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