The total international trade in agricultural goods in the country stood at $7.8bn (N3.24tn) in 2021, with the import value exceeding export value by $5.4bn (N2.23tn), findings have revealed.
Despite interventions by the Federal Government to diversify the economy and increase food production in the country, security concerns have driven a lot of farmers out of their livelihood.
Figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that while Nigerian farmers exported goods worth N127.2bn in the first quarter of 2021, the country imported N630.2bn goods…
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