Ex-President Johnathan Appointed Africa Agric Technology Ambassador

African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has appointed a former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, as Africa’s Ambassador for Agricultural Technology.

Making the announcement after a meeting with the former president in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during the week, the AATF executive director, Dr Canisius Kanangire, said that the appointment was informed by Jonathan’s track record of championing agricultural transformation on the continent.

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AATF communications officer, Alex Abutu, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

The statement noted that Jonathan, who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015, had since been in the forefront of agricultural improvement on the continent.

As AATF’s Ambassador, Dr Jonathan will advocate for advancement of Africa’s agricultural goals and economic growth through application of innovative technologies and enhanced investment in agriculture.

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