Poultry sector remains worried over $1.36bn maize demand gap despite CBN initiatives

Poultry sector remains worried over $1.36bn maize demand gap despite CBN initiatives

Poultry sector remains worried over $1.36bn maize demand gap despite CBN initiatives     Despite the unveiling of the first maize pyramid and flag-off of the 2021 maize wet season last week, indications are rife that Nigerian poultry sector will still spend N641 billion ($1.36 billion) on maize importation this year to close the demand gap. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had, however, said that it would resist importation of the cereal. The sector, which was estimated at over N1.6 trillion as of 2019, is in short supply of…

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