Lagos – Nigeria now spends less in food importation, as Federal Government says it spent N1.5 trillion on food imports in 2013 compared to N2.2283 trillion that was spent in 2011, according to The Nation.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina revealed this during a visit to the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) in Lagos, on Thursday.
He said the government is making was doing this to help the country consume most of what it produced, and also help farmers increase their production rate.
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