FG, stakeholders synergise to up-scale sorghum production, dominate int’l market

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FG, stakeholders synergise to up-scale sorghum production, dominate int’l market
close up of Jowar (Sorghum) with wooden spoon.; Shutterstock ID 278569178; PO: today – food

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

As Nigeria currently occupies third place in global sorghum production after the United States of America and India, the Federal Government and stakeholders, weekend, synergized and brainstormed to up-scale sorghum production and how to dominate the international market.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Information, Theodore Ogaziechi, where the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Nanono, maintained that the Buhari-led administration is resolved in massive production of the commodity largely needed by the brewers, bakers and others.

Nanono who was represented by the Zonal Director,  North-East, Dr Musa Inuwa Mohammed, at the stakeholders meeting with theme ‘Streamlining Existing Sorghum Varieties, Commercialisation and Product Development of Sorghum in Nigeria’ held in Bauchi State, expressed optimism that an…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper