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Nigeria producing $18bn cassava, lacking in global market – FG

Federal Government report has it that Nigeria has been producing 45 million metric tonnes of cassava, estimated at about $18bn every year but is not an active player in cassava trade in the international market. Niyi Adebayo, The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, made this known while hosting the organising committee of PAC Africa Expo and Conference led by the Chief Executive Officer, BKG Exhibitions, Ifeanyichukwu Agwu. Adebayo said […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 3

Agriculture

Africa has the potential to feed itself and feed the world- IFAD president Gilbert Houngbo declares

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),  The African Development Bank(AfDB), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the CGIAR System Organisation have formed an alliance to address rising hunger on the continent. At a two-day high-level dialogue that focused on modernising food production,the group observed that the impact of climate change, rising fragility, conflict and locust invasions in east and southern Africa are taking a toll on the […]

todayMay 16, 2021 5

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