Early within the 12 months there have been cries all over the place about meals scarcity all around the world. There was actual shortage of rice and positively an accompanying upsurge in value. This made a variety of us placed on our considering caps once more. Nigeria ought to be a serious rice producing nation. Abruptly a vogue began in Nigeria. Our native breed of rice was being served at events in leaves as was accomplished within the olden days. Our native breed popularly known as “ofada” particularly in within the Lagos, Ogun axis. Rice is richly cultivated in Ekiti, Edo, Abakaliki, Lagos and Ogun states, positively breeds from these states range,
Our leaders in these states ought to think about creating INVESTMENT out of this example, these would carry adventurous businessmen into the nation in search of to experiment with our numerous native rice breeds. Our native rice breeds have turned out to be very nice delicacies. These numerous breeds in Nigeria will create an pleasure on the earth rice market. Individuals are used to the common lengthy grain kind of rice as made fashionable by the identified world producers of rice Thailand et al. With some expertise Nigeria can break into the world rice market as a serious rice producer. Each sector in life comes with varieties, our native breed will come as an alternative choice to the same old.
That is the place I consider businessmen from rice producing international locations ought to are available with their expertise and likewise technical experience in Rice manufacturing. Even when the goal is the native market initially. Our leaders and our monetary establishments ought to look into rice cultivation and manufacturing as an funding window.