Investment in production and the rollout of higher-yield strains are helping put Nigeria on track for self-sufficiency in rice, potentially opening the possibility for exports further down the line.
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Economic Update | Nigeria in full swing with rice production
11 Feb 2015
Economic Update | Nigeria Year in Review 2014
13 Jan 2015
Falling oil prices and increased instability in the north impacted Nigeria’s economic growth in 2014, though a rebasing of GDP means that whoever wins the forthcoming presidential elections in 2015...
Economic Update | Nigeria targets gas production
18 Dec 2014
Nigeria is looking to improve and expand the supply of gas used by its power sector, as part of a comprehensive overhaul of electricity generation.
Economic Update | Nigeria eyes private buy-in for transport infrastructure
14 Nov 2014
Continuing the shift away from state dominance in infrastructure development that began with the power privatisation initiative, a drive to boost the private sector role in several of Nigeria’s big-...
Economic Update | Nigeria’s retail sector set to ring up sales
16 Oct 2014
With a huge consumer market, growing economy and increasingly urbanised population base, Nigeria represents one of the biggest opportunities for the retail sector in Africa. However lingering...