Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, yesterday, disclosed that the cashew sub-sector generated over $813 million between 2015 and 2017.
Nanono in his keynote at the Cashew stakeholders and Export meeting, organised by the Association of Cashew Farmers, Aggregators, and Processors of Nigeria (ACFAP), pointed out that Cashew being the second non-oil export commodity has been contributing significantly to the nation’s foreign exchange earnings, but unfortunately the potential are not fully taped.
Nanono, who was represented by Director Agriculture Extension in the Ministry, Mrs Karima Babangida, noted that “The cashew sub-sector is one of the commodities Nigeria has comparative advantage in its production, processing and marketing…
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