Ivory Coast sees $500 mln export loss for cashew and cotton
Ivory Coast's cashew and cotton industries will lose export sales worth nearly half a billion dollars this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, their association said on Monday.
Zero oil plan to lift 20m out of poverty, create 500,000 additional jobs annually, says NEPC
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities
How Bt. cotton raises hope for textile industry revival, by NABDAindustry revival, by NABDA
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has explained that productivity data of the improved varieties of cotton obtained from farmers’ fields has raised the hope that the moribund textile industry
Stakeholders urge farmers to boost cotton production
Stakeholders have said the revival of cotton farming will strengthen and stimulate the economy, generate employment, leading to the reopening of cotton-related industries and lift exports.
Open the doors and windows: Expel that smell
Ever walked into someone’s apartment and wondered if that conversation shouldn’t be taken outside due to the offensive smell of indoor humidity in the air, such that makes you feel the desperate need
Nigeria-China currency swap and economic growth - Part 2
It is demeaning that the Asians now control domestic commodity trading in Nigeria. They were able to hedge out Nigerian produce buyers. They buy produce like cocoa, coffee, groundnut, cotton, sorghum, gum Arabic, rubber, palm produce etc. It was easy for them to do that because they possess large capital. It is, therefore, mindboggling that…