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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has repeated the national government’s commitment to team up with partners to boost cashew production in Nigeria.
Reports have it that Nigeria’s yearly cashew production presently at around 300,000 metric tons is supposed to hit 500,000 metric tons yearly assuming given the essential help it merited
Abubakar expressed this during a kind visit by African Cashew Alliance (ACA) drove by its President, Otunba Babatola Faseru, in his office, in Abuja late.
He uncovered that the focal point of the current organization is to develop the rural sector as a base for financial development.
The minister noticed that each and every worth chain in the horticultural sector is significant, bringing up the requirement for all the worth chains to reinforce their organizations to have a major effect, on the space of food, sustenance, and food security.
Prior, the President of African Cashew Alliance, Mr. Babatola Faseru, expressed that ACA is a non-legislative association made in 2005 with the mandate to advance a globally cutthroat African cashew industry that would help the whole worth chain from ranchers to customers, adding that Africa was losing north of 2000 positions.
Fraser noticed that cashew could give more than 1000 positions in Nigeria.
In his comments, the President Cashew Association of Nigeria, Mr. Ojo Ajanaku expressed gratitude toward the minister for his help, noticing that Nigeria had around 600, 000 enduring cashew trees spread the nation over.
Ajanuka kept up with that at present 75 to 80 percent of cashew nuts created in Nigeria are traded, as, without a doubt, not very many organizations are associated with the neighborhood handling of the produce.
He likewise expressed that cashew could be filled in any piece of the nation, adding that 60% of the world cashew is provided from Africa.