Farmers suffer N3.5tr post-harvest loss annually

Nigerian farmers lose N3. 5 trillion annually because of post-harvest facilities, [ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) has said.

The organisation explained that Nigerian farmers, despite contributing about 51 per cent to the total food supply in the West African Sub-region, still suffer from post-harvest losses annually.

Country Director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi disclosed this in Abuja at the 3rd ECOWAS Agriculture Budget Summit with the theme “Public Financing of Agriculture in the ECOWAS member states 2021.”

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