Floods threaten Nigeria’s rice output

PUBLISHED: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:46:55 GMT


Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh says the country plans to stop the importation of rice by 2020 and become a net exporter of the crop. But flooding across the country poses a threat to this tall ambition. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.

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