Govt now running agriculture strictly as business, says minister

The Guardian’s Abuja Bureau Chief, Madu Onuorah, and Joke Falaju spoke with the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on the changes in the agriculture sector. In this interview, the minister explained the challenges and prospects. Excerpts: WHAT does Nigeria stand to benefit from this movement from a government-focused to private sector-led agricultural sector? My mission as Minister of Agriculture is not to maintain or manage poverty in rural areas of Nigeria. My mission is to create ...
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Added May 20, 2013
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