As Nigeria prepares to host the first African Cashew Alliance meeting,
Nigeria has around 600,000 cashew trees — CAN
Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, stated Thursday that the cashew value chain will continue to be a priority for the Federal Government in terms of export and revenue generation.
Abubakar made the announcement while receiving a team from the African Cashew Alliance, led by its President, Otunba Babatola Faseru, at the Ministry’s Abuja offices.
He praised the ACA for organising the first ACA conference in Abuja, which he said will bring about fresh knowledge and productivity along the value chain while also attracting investors.