Budget delay, low investment, input cost take toll on food prices

Budget delay, low investment, input cost take toll on food prices

Slow passage of annual budgets, low investment in agriculture and high cost of farm inputs are the major causes of rising food prices, making it increasingly hard for Nigerian households to buy tomatoes, rice, beans and other staple foods. The recurring feud between the Nigerian legislature and the executive, over annual budgets, is delaying incentives…

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