Some Achievements

Past and recent projects carried out by the agency

Achievements of the Oyo State Cocoa Development Unit

  • A total of 100,000, 5,000, and 20,000 numbers of seedlings of cocoa, cashew and oil-palm respectively were raised in the 2019 planting season and distributed to the State farmers at subsidized prices to boost tree crops production in the State;
  • 30,000 capacity Nurseries of cocoa seedlings have been established at the Unit Extension Works Stations at Moore Plantation and Oyo, for distribution to the farmers in the year 2020 planting season;
  • The balance of 6,485 of the four (4) five-thousand oil palm nurseries, of the 2018/2019 planting season were established at the Unit’s Extension Works Station in Oyo, Ogbere and Iyana Ofa.





Tree crops seedling production

The unit raised and distributed 5,250 budded citrus and 45,100 Brazilian Cashew seedlings to farmers.


Seedlings of tree crops are raised annually by the State government through the Unit for distribution to farmers at highly subsidized prices.


Tree crops farmers get planting materials of good qualities which invariably have positive impact on the Tree Crops Production in the State.



7,000 grafted and 9,600 polyclonal Cashew seedlings were distributed to farmers at highly subsidized prices in the USDA/CNFA Pro-cashew project in collaboration with the State through the Unit.

Pro-cashew project is a West African Cashew Economy Intervention Programme sponsored by United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) and implemented by Cultivating New Frontier in Agriculture (CNFA)

The Cashews produced through vegetative means under this project have higher yield, better quality and shortened gestation.


Facilitation of #600,000 loan to each 156 Cocoa farmers in the State which amounts to #187,2000,000 in Wema Bank Plc/CBN Anchor Borrower Programme (CBN – ABP).

The loan was initiated by Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) in the State for Cocoa maintenance.

Improvement of cocoa production in the State due to rehabilitation of many moribund cocoa farms.

Arrangement for another batch is almost concluded.