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Detail

Area
Nigeria
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/08/2011
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production target
Description
Target of putting 650 000 hectares under rice cultivation, as part of Agricultural Transformation Action Plan, which aims to raise production of key foodstuffs by 20 million tonnes in four years. Efforts to concentrate on reducing reliance on imports in four years, by raising investment in parboiled rice production.