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Ogbeh’s ambitious $10bn yam export plan

Last month, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, reiterated Nigeria’s plan to earn a minimum of $10 billion annually from yam...

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Nigeria to earn $10bn annually from Yam export

The National Coordinator, Technical Committee on Nigerian Yam Export Programme, Prof. Simon Irtwange, says the committee has developed a four-year action plan targeting...

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Nigeria to earn $10bn annually from Yam export

The National Coordinator, Technical Committee on Nigerian Yam Export Programme, Prof. Simon Irtwange, says the committee has developed a four-year action plan targeting...

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Yam export: Another consignment ready for U.S., UK

The Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, Prof. Simon Irtwang, on Tuesday in Lagos said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of...

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Nigerian government targets 20 TEUS monthly yam export 

By Omotilewa Quadri   The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme has said it is aiming towards exporting of about 480 tonnes of yams, equivalent to 20...

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FG targets 480 tonnes monthly yam export in 2018

The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme has said it is aiming towards exporting of about 480 tonnes of yams per month in 2018. The Chairman of the...

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Audu Ogbeh and the illusion of yam export

By Bolaji Akinola A chanced meeting with a clearing agent on Creek Road, Apapa on Tuesday last week was a stark reminder of our leaders’ erroneous perception of...

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Yam export: Nigerian farmers begin registration

Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has commenced the registration of its members in the 36 states of the federation to facilitate the...

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Audu Ogbeh and the illusion of yam export

By Bolaji Akinola A chanced meeting with a clearing agent on Creek Road, Apapa on Tuesday last week was a stark reminder of our leaders’ erroneous perception of...

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Yam export: Nigeria explores new areas of collaboration with IITA

Research being conducted by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in seed yam multiplication holds promise and could help Nigeria to quadruple yam...

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Yam export will not affect local consumption, price, says committee chairman

Chairman, Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme, Prof. Simon Irtwange, says the exportation of yam will not affect local consumption of the produce and its...

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Farmers urged to key into yam export initiative

  The Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) Farmers’ Cooperatives in Lagos State has called on farmers to key into the yam export drive of...