FX gains, jobs, value addition beckon on yam export despite 20mmt gap

by | July 18, 2017 6:52 am

Nigeria’s recent undertaking to export yams will raise dollar inflows into the country’s recessed economy and boost value addition in the chain, creating jobs for those willing to explore opportunities in cultivating the crop. This would however depend on farmers’ capacity to increase production and close the yam supply-demand gap of 20 million metric tonnes…

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