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Kaduna State Govt Declares State of Emergency in the tomato sector

A state of emergency has been declared in the tomato sector in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria. A moth called the Tomato Leaf Miner, or Tuta Absoluta, has ravaged 80% of tomato farms, Commissioner of Agriculture Daniel Manzo Maigar said. He said 200 farmers together lost at least 1bn naira ($5.1m; …

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