Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Wednesday met with the Malaysia Agriculture and Research Development Institute (MARDI) on how to revive the rice value chain program in the state which was abandoned by the last administration .

Governor Akeredolu who led the Bussiness delegation from the state also discussed Youth Entrepreneurship program, Cassava rice farming and seek the general collaboration of MARDI in developing Agribusiness in Ondo State.

The Director General of the Institute, Datuk Dr, Mohammed Roff B. Mohd Noor, was at the meeting which took place at the MARDI Pejabat Ketua Pengarah, Persiaran Mardi-UPM, Ibu Pejabat MARDI, 43400 Serdang.

There was also a Presentation by Mr Faizal Ramli , MARDICORP Head of Project Management and RPM Sdn Bhd On Rice Paddy Farming.

At the meeting, the Governor and the MARDI team also discussed partnership on Ore training Center.