Guest Join UsHey Guest,
Welcome, Join our awesome community where you can discuss on various topics :-
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Some point about your community
Much More.. or Create an Account

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Nigeria now Africa’s largest rice producer – FG
Nigeria now Africa’s largest rice producer – FG

[Image: 5f874cdcdbf5a.jpg]

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono has disclosed that Nigeria is now Africa’s largest rice producer. 
Speaking at an event to mark the 2020 World Food Day, the Minister stated that a range of policies and initiatives to strengthen the rice and cassava value chains has been put in place.
Nanono further disclosed that they are harnessing the economic potential of both livestock and fisheries. 
He said; 
Quote:“Significant progress has been made to improve agricultural productivity since the inception of the present administration.

“To boost food security, Nigeria has curbed imports and has established a robust rice production programme to encourage more rice production at home.

“Efforts in this direction are starting to show results as Nigeria is now Africa’s largest producer of rice. The country is also the largest producer of cassava in the world.”
On diversifying the economy, the Minister said the Federal Government through the Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support project had set aside N600bn as loan support to 2.4 million farmers across the country.
[Image: icon_share.png]

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Nigeria records highest jump in food inflation since 2016 j Edoman 0 48 01-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Last Post: Edoman
  Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote reportedly losses $900 million in just 24 hours Edoman 0 49 01-11-2021, 03:03 PM
Last Post: Edoman
  Nigeria Customs Service generated ₦1.5 trillion in 2020 Edoman 0 55 01-07-2021, 01:22 AM
Last Post: Edoman
  Nigeria’s debt increases to ₦32.2trillion Edoman 0 59 12-31-2020, 11:36 PM
Last Post: Edoman
  Financial Times slams Buhari's government, says Nigeria is close to becoming a failed Edoman 0 78 12-23-2020, 08:14 AM
Last Post: Edoman
  Air Peace Commences Flight Operations To South Africa Edoman 0 63 12-17-2020, 09:10 AM
Last Post: Edoman
  World Bank approves $1.5 billion loan for Nigeria Edoman 0 80 12-15-2020, 02:24 PM
Last Post: Edoman
  Nigeria’s $1.5 Bn Budget Support Loan Request ‘Still In The Work' - World Bank Edoman 0 78 12-11-2020, 06:30 AM
Last Post: Edoman

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


About contripeople

Contripeople forum description.

              Quick Links

              User Links