Food security programmes in Lagos State are targeted at the empowerment of farmers/fishermen cooperative societies, facilitation of sustainable food production and processing and support for strategic food preservation and farm settlement development.
The showcase project of the Lagos State Government in the area of food security is the Agriculture-based Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-YES)
The vision of this project is to breed a new generation of agro-entrepreneurs, create employment and ensure food security in Lagos State.
The mission is to engage, equip and empower youths with resources to become world class agro-entrpreneurs.
Agric-YES is a joint project of the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor for Special Projects, Prince Gbolahan Lawal and the State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.