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Nigeria Lost 60% of its Farm Output Last Year, ThisDay Says

November 20, 2011

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg)-- Nigeria lost 60 percent of its farm output last year, ThisDay reported, citing Akinwunmi Adesina, the minister of agriculture.

The loses were due to “poor” processing and storage facilities in the West African nation, the Lagos-based newspaper said.

--Editors: Sharon Lindores, Dylan Griffiths

To contact the reporter on this story: Vincent Nwanma in Lagos at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dick Schumacher at

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