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Nigeria seeks to boost local Wheat Production With Locally Modified Seeds

Nigeria, Africa’s largest buyer of wheat, is partnering with food company Olam International Ltd. to develop seed varieties of the grain that are suitable...

Nigeria spends over $6 billion on wheat imports in 4 years as local output wanes

By Doris Esa Abuja, Aug. 30, 2022 The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, says the Federal Government is working to ensure...

Nigeria approves imports of GMO wheat from Argentina’s Bioceres -company spokesperson

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Nigeria has approved imports of a drought-resistant, genetically modified wheat developed by Argentina's Bioceres, a company spokesperson said on Friday. The African...

650 000 hectares of agricultural land lay waste in Northern states

With a 650 000 hectares of available agricultural land lay waste in Northern states, Nigeria imported an average of $2 billion worth of wheat...

AfDB targets wheat importation cut in Nigeria by 40% by 2023

By Ginika Okoye Accra (Ghana), May 27, 2022 The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the heat-tolerant wheat production, being supported by the Bank in Nigeria,...

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