Over 5,000 acres of cashew plantations destroyed by fire in Banda district, affected farmers cry for help

About 500 farmers, including women in 24 communities in the district have lost their socio-economic livelihoods, as the outbreaks further swept through acres of soya beans, maize and yam farms.

Because the farmers said they sought loans, they were afraid the financial institutions that granted them the facility would come after...

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