Nigeria sees higher maize output despite higher costs, insecurity
08 September 2022 | 5:09 am
Nigeria expects to produce 23 million metric tonnes of maize this year, a 12% rise from last year, thanks to cheaper credit from the central bank, which has helped blunt the high costs of fertiliser and diesel, the maize growers association said.
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