Sustaining the tempo of northeast rice production

Despite security challenges faced in the northeast, farmers in the region still go out of their way to make Nigeria self-sufficient in rice production. JULIANA AGBO writes on the need to sustain the tempo of rice production in the Northeast.

Before the era of Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), Nigeria spends an average of $22 billion (N7.92trn) each year on food imports.

A major big import…

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