The Federal Government policy to spur an accelerated production of cassava flour and especially turn Nigeria from dependence on wheat flour for bread has so far seen wheat imports decline from an all-time high of 4.051 million metric tons in 2010 to 3.7 million metric tons in 2012.
The minister of agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, who disclosed this yesterday, was optimistic that Nigeria’s dependence on imported wheat will decline even further as the government continues to implement the policy with ...
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Added: 2 months ago (March 15, 2013 @ 06:31AM)
Source: Businessday Nigeria