Nigeria Looks to Harvest the Fruits of Its Tomato Crops

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that a U.S.$2.5 billion domestic tomatoes demand gap still exists and called on investors to ramp up investments in the commodity. The bank's efforts at reigniting flagging sectors of the economy was commended by Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir El-rufai who said "the commodity champion model introduced in the first quarter of 2019 to stimulate production of tomato and strengthen the end-to-end linkages in the value chain from input supplies to the final consumer, is yielding results".



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