“One very good example that we see today is the locally home grown Nigerian rice, hitherto, Nigeria has been a major and largest importer of rice from Thailand and this implies largest importer in the world."
“In the agric value chain, there are a lot of options, choose areas you have prowess at; if it is seed supply, fertilizer supply, piggery, food processing, production…; just take a particular area and specialize in it. "
“Failures in agriculture have been caused by a number of factors, sometimes the excessive interest rates and sometimes agronomic practices which are not in place or properly aligned, then of course there is the issue of management.”
“The objective of this workshop is to achieve a safer food of animal origin for our citizen amidst other benefits such as domestic and international trade, safer environment and a sound well being of our livestock."
Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria have urged the Ministry of Agriculture and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to resolve their differences toward boosting the country’s non-oil exports.