30% Food Produce Wasted Annually In Nigeria

 

Duro Kuteyi, an agricultural expert has explained that over 30% of food produce in Nigeria is wasted to poor equipment and transportation.

Mr Kuteyi, speaking at an interactive session lamented that at least 30 percent of crops are wasted due to non-availability of processing facilities, adding that before food crops are moved from one part of the country to the other a lot of it would have been wasted.

While urging the federal government to re-examine the possibilities of processing agricultural products to save Nigerians from further wastes, adding it is the only way wastage can be eliminated.

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Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations partners Standard Organisation of Nigeria for Development of Sustainable Agriculture and food security in Nigeria and Africa!

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) are calling for the development of sustainable agriculture and food security in Nigeria and Africa at large.

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