Nigeria targets rapid expansion in sugar production

By Julia Fioretti LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria plans a huge jump in domestic sugar production over the next six years to cut dependence on imports and satisfy growing demand from a population with rising incomes but still faces major challenges such as poor infrastructure. The government is eager to make Nigeria self-sufficient in sugar by 2020 to cut its $11 billion-a-year food import bill and ...
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Added December 04, 2013
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