Agriculture Must Be Treated As a Business in Nigeria| glObserver Global Economics

In order to accelerate the development of Nigeria’s agricultural sector and ensure food security, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that agriculture must be treated as a business.

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The president said "Nigeria has huge agricultural potential with over 84 million hectares of arable land of which only 40 % is currently cultivated.The country has some of the richest natural resources for agricultural production in the world. The urgency of unlocking our agricultural potential is even additional pertinent because Africa spends $35billion annually for food import. Agriculture must cease from being treated as development programme; agriculture must from presently on be treated as a business."

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