Agric Minister says Nigeria will be among top 3 world producers of potatoes by 2025

The minister says the Federal Government is committing resources to tackling the challenges for the benefit of potato farmers.
Mustapha Baba Shehuri

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, has said that Nigeria will be among the top three world producers of potatoes by 2025.

He disclosed this at the First International Potato Value-Chain and Other Root Crops Summit which held on Thursday in Jos.

He said that the ministry had identified the challenges confronting high yield as poor seed, disease, inadequate storage facilities and non-mechanisation.

Source- PULSE