Cote d’Ivoire is the world’s top cocoa producer with annual production of about 2.2 million tonnes.
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos chapter, has charged farmers against using antibiotics in rearing birds.
The head of the AfDB encouraged African leaders to work together to realise the agricultural potential of the continent and turn it into a major source of bread for the world.
“Feeding Africa is an imperative. We must ensure that we feed ourselves today, tomorrow and well into the future.”
Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says cashew nuts export from Nigeria generated over $250 million in 2022.
The association have expressed concern over lack of canals and other facilities at the Balanga Dam.
Governor Godwin Obaseki says the Edo government spent $150 million on flood control and erosion management in different locations.
The group said in an interview that none of its issues have been addressed by the Buhari administration.
The government said Nigeria had constructed 6,761 water supply schemes in urban, semi-urban and rural areas.
According to the UN, nearly 25 million Nigerians are at risk of hunger between June and August this year if urgent action is not taken.