SCARCITY of staple foods, especially rice and wheat, is currently looming in Nigeria. This could, however, happen sooner than later in the country as exporting countries have considerably cut down the volume of their exports to mitigate the consequences of domestic shortages.
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Most nations of the world face a very bleak future regarding the provision of adequate food to feed the growing population. This fact was poignantly brought home recently by three Rome-based United Nations agencies, the Food and Agricultural Organisation, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, and the World Food Programme, WFP.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has said that for the country to boost cassava production, it must pay more attention than ever before to value addition.