‘How Nigeria can make cocoa, cashew to replace dependece on oil revenue’
Nigeria’s current annual cocoa production is put at 367,000 tonnes annually. Comparatively, Cote d’Ivoire produces 1.48 million tonnes.
How to cultivate money-spinning moringa oleifera plants
The saying that agriculture is profitable and sustainable is neither rhetoric nor a cacophony. Careful inward looking and proactive efforts in the agricultural sector truly have the potentialities. Income generation, employment creation and poverty alleviation potential of the sector are real considering the foreign exchange earnings from cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, palm products…
Calls for industrialisation of ‘game-changing crops’ intensify
Cocoa, cashew, palm produce and groundnut were major foreign exchange earners for Nigeria before and after independence. At the peak of cocoa production...
How nuts boost libido, sperm count, motility
Several studies have indicated general decline in quantity and quality of human sperm, attributed to pollution, smoking, and trends toward a western-style diet. But recent findings suggest that regular consumption of local nuts such as African walnut, groundnut (peanut), Tigernut and Cashew nut can not only boost sperm quality and quantity but improve sex drive…
Oyewole: Cashew is one of strategic products to replace oil
Current global market trends show a growing demand for cashew. There is great potential and opportunity for cashew-driven national economic growth, development, and employment creation, as well as better income for rural farmers.
Cashew production still very low
Those who deal in cashew product find it difficult to operate fully because they bring the commodity from other states, thereby making the price a bit high. A bottle of prepared cashew nut goes for between N2, 000 and N2, 500.