• Tomato scarcity as metaphor By Reuben Abati

    Tomato scarcity as metaphor By Reuben Abati

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    One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th largest producer of tomato in the world and the second largest producer in Africa, after Egypt, but our country hardly produces enough to meet the local demand of about 2.3 million tonnes, and lacks the capacity to ensure an effective storage or value chain processing of what is produced.

    Out of the 1.8 million tonnes that the country […]