16-07-2014 09:13 AM | Nigeria

Africa can feed the world - Nigeria's agriculture minister

When Nigeria's billionnaires start investing in agriculture it's news, says Akinwumi Adesina - Nigeria's Agriculture minister, who has also brought in a raft of state solutions to overturn the country's crop deficit.

Something is stirring in the wide expanses of northern Nigeria, and it is not another Islamist insurgency.

"The governor of Kebbi State says because of the rice revolution they no longer count rice in hectares, they count rice in kilometres," says Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria's minister of agriculture.
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