Nigeria requires 312,000 metric tonnes of seeds to guarantee food security- Agric Minister 

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari, has estimated that the country needs about 312,000 metric tons of seed in 2024 to achieve objectives in food security, food sufficiency, and global stability. 

At a High-Level Stakeholders’ Forum on Seed System Development in Abuja, organized by Feed-the-Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity, Sen. Kyari shared these insights on Tuesday. 

Representing the minister, Dr. Haruna Suleman, Director of the National Food and Strategic Reserve, attended the forum.