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Benin to Boost Palm-Nut Production 63% by 2014, Minister Says

July 18, 2012

Benin plans to increase production of palm nuts by 63 percent to 505,000 metric tons by 2014 and will invest 1 billion CFA francs ($1.86 million) to boost output, said Sabai Kate, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.

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