The Rivers State Uni
versity of Science and Technology (RSUST), says it has perfected a partnership deal with the University of Arkansa in the United States of America (USA) to boost agricultural development in the state.
The acting Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Blessing Didia, disclosed this recently in a chat with newsmen in Port Harcourt.
According to him, all the necessary processes including the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) have been concluded for the project to be sited in the state.
He said, the agricultural project could be sited at the state university campus to grow crops of all kinds for global consumption.
Didia explained that the agricultural project would also serve as a preservation centre for poor storage and well serve as research centres for agriculture scholars and scientists across the globe.
Also speaking to newsmen, the spokesman of the America University, Dr. Pameh Moore, assured Rivers people and the state university of adequate financial support to boost agricultural development in the state and Nigeria in general.
According to him, the project would offer job opportunities and upgrade agricultural learning in the university.
He commended the management of RSUST for the fore light and commitment in giving the institution a face-lift in the country.