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Togo wants to produce 10,000 tons of fonio by 2028

Published Jul 20, 2023

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Togo aims to double its fonio production and reach 10,000 tonnes by 2028 according to the Ministry of Agriculture. The plan, costing over CFA5 billion, will focus on improving production capacity, supporting processing and marketing, and organizing and governing the sector. Fonio is the fifth most consumed cereal in Togo, after corn, sorghum, millet, and rice.
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(Togo First) - Togo is cooking up a plan to ramp up its fonio production in the coming years, to 10,000 t exactly by 2028. “The overall goal is to double current production to at least 10,000 tonnes of quality paddy fonio, to meet both local and external demand by 2028,” says the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Rural Development, in its Investment Action Plan for the Fonio Sector (2024-2028). The plan should cost a little over CFA5 billion to implement. The State and its partners will mobilize the funds. The plan's strategic axes are: improving production capacity (Axis 1), supporting processing (Axis 2), marketing (Axis 3), supporting the organization and governance of the sector (Strategic Axis 4); and finally, coordination and monitoring-evaluation ...
Source: Togofirst
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