IMPACT OF ACTIVITIES AND ADVOCACY ENGAGEMENTS
We have strengthened the synergy between and among businessmen and women generally.
Through heightened advocacy engagements, most government agencies, their officials and political office holders in Benue State have become more aware of the existence of BENCOBPA.
The blazed the trail and brought together members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Benue State chapter on the one hand, and Benue farmers and other stakeholders on the other, to a roundtable to dialogue in the aftermath of the 2013/2014 crises.
BENCOBPA’s recommendation was accepted by Government, on the need to establish ranches for livestock in line with global best practices. This was the decision arrived at in meeting which brought together security agencies, traditional rulers and government officials. It is now official policy that open grazing has been banned in Benue State.
Election debates provided an opportunity for gubernatorial candidates to sell their manifestoes to the electorates.