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Fish Importation In Nigeria

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Fish Importation In Nigeria is about a 2.4million metric tonnes annually and this is taking a toll on the country’s foreign exchange reserves, the Federal Government lamented on Monday. Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the Internal Coordination Meeting of Implementation of Fisheries Governance Project Phase Two in Abuja, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Mahmood, said Nigeria’s annual fish demand was 3.6 million metric tonnes, but only 1.2MMT was produced domestically. Mahmood, who was represented by the Director, Fisheries, and Aquaculture, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ime Umoh, said, “Nigeria is a very large country and...

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