Nigeria Cash Crops

This category is about Nigeria cash crops produced by farmers in Nigeria and list of local agricultural produce for exports with different products found from each state of Nigeria, West Africa. Products listed here are found in commercial quantity for local or domestic distribution and for exporting purpose. Maps, images or pictures illustrating this products or location were it can be found are also included in each posting below.

Information on Cocoa Agriculture Produce States in Nigeria

West Africa has one of the largest cocoa producing countries where Nigeria is the 4th largest global producer of cocoa, which means they are literally behind the 3 first producing states which are Ivory Coast, Indonesia,...

Cassava Production In Nigeria And The Main Producing States

In terms of cassava production, Nigeria which is situated in Western Africa is rated as the world's largest producer of cassava, while in terms of cassava exports, Thailand is rated as the largest exporter of dried...

Oil Palm Plantation And The Nigerian States That Produces It

Oil palm cultivation is originally from Western Africa which is located in a tropical area but currently grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, currently, Nigeria palm oil production accounts for 7% of total...

Groundnut Producing States In Nigeria And Its Commerical Uses

Groundnut is mainly grown in the northern part of Nigeria, West Africa in large quantities compared to other regions of the country. The below-listed states account for about 83-88% of the production, and they are; Kano,...

Maize Cash Crop Producing States In Nigeria And Its Various Species

Generally, Africa produces but just 6.5 percent of the world’s maize consumption with Nigeria being the largest African producer seconded by South Africa; It is widely grown all over the country but the highest production is from...

The Main Yam Producing States In Nigeria And Its Numerous Uses

Nigeria, West Africa produces yam in vast quantity and is accounting for about 70% of the world's total yam production, and because of this, it is the termed the largest producers of yams globally followed by Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana...

Cotton Producing States In Nigeria And Its Cultivation Processes

Cotton has been a major cash crop in Africa, mainly in Nigeria, the areas cotton is grown in Nigeria is concentrated in the Savannah belts of the country which is the Northern & South Western Nigeria such as...

Natural Rubber Tree Cultivation And The Producing States In Nigeria

Rubber is one of the agricultural products (cash crop) that Nigeria, West Africa has been known for. The major rubber producing states in Nigeria comes from the southern part of the country, where high rainfall are...

Nigerian Soybean (Soyabean) Cultivation And The Producing States

Nigeria is the largest producer of Soybean in West Africa, and its major producing states are Kaduna, Niger, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Kwara, Oyo, Jigawa, Taraba, Borno, Benue, Bauchi, Lagos,  Sokoto, Plateau, Zamfara and Abuja FCT. Soybean is also...

Beans Producing States In Nigeria And Its Various Types

Beans is one of the most popular and staple foods in Africa, especially in Nigeria and the 4th most consumed after cassava, yam, and rice, more of brown beans than black-eyed beans are abundantly cultivated by the majority of...

Sesame Cash Crops Producing States In Nigeria

Sesame has been one of the sought-after cash crops after cocoa in Nigeria, West Africa, Nigeria has been one of the largest producing countries of sesame with its major producing areas in; Benue, Nasarawa and Jigawa...

Melon Seed (Egusi) Main Producing States In Nigeria

Egusi seed is widely grown in West Africa with Nigeria accounting for about 65% of total production. The areas of high melon seed production in the country include Enugu, Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Kogi state. Melon seed (Colocynthis...

Tobacco Cultivation In Nigeria And The States That Produces It

Some West African countries like Nigeria are widely into the cultivation of Tobacco, in South West Nigeria, tobacco is the most widely cultivated cash crop and the states include; Osun, Oyo, Kwara and Sokoto state. Tobacco known...

Coffee Cash Crop Producing States In Nigeria

Nigeria has been a onetime large producer of coffee in Africa with the producing states including Kwara, Bauchi, and Osun. It is widely consumed by many people across the globe and has been ranked as the...

Rice Cultivation In Nigeria With The Main Producing States

Statistically, Nigeria is the highest importer of rice globally and the largest producer in West Africa. The main rice producing states in Nigeria is; Ebonyi, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Benue, Taraba and Borno, others states includes Enugu...

Kolanut Production In Nigeria And Its Cultivation Processes

Kolanut in Nigeria, West Africa is an important economic crop in the South-Eastern part of the country as it is used in various traditions, it is being eaten more by the northerners but widely grown in...

Varieties Of Carrots And The Producing States In Nigeria

Nigeria, West Africa is well blessed with varieties of food crops and carrots are no exception, carrot is largely cultivated in the Northern part of Nigeria such as; Zaria, Sokoto, Kano and Jos. Carrot, scientifically called Daucus...

Plantains And Banana Crop Producing States in Nigeria

Nigeria is among the largest banana producing countries in African providing about 2.73 million tonnes of banana per year. Also it is the largest plantain producing country in West Africa. It is widely produced in the...

Sugarcane Production And The States That Grows It In Nigeria

In some West African countries like Nigeria, Sugarcane can be cultivated almost in all the states locally but commercially it is produced in; Kastina, Taraba, Kano, Adamawa, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kebbi, and Sokoto State. Sugarcane has a botanical...

Gum Arabic Producing States In Nigeria And Its Uses

Not only is Nigeria the largest producer of Gum Arabic in West Africa, it is also the third largest world producer and exporter after Sudan and Chad.  The major producing areas include; Adamawa, Borno Sokoto, Yobe, Niger,...

Information On Millet Cash Crops Producing States In Nigeria

Nigeria is the 3rd largest millet producing country in the world after India and China, and the leading producer in Africa followed Niger and Mali. The areas of production in Nigeria are; Kaduna, Yobe, Kano and...

Sorghum Cultivation And Its Producing States In Nigeria

Nigeria accounts for about 65-70% of the total sorghum production in West Africa. It is produced in Bauchi, Borno, Zamfara Yobe, Gombe, Adamawa, Kaduna, Jigawa, Niger, Kebbi, Taraba, Plateau, Sokoto, Katsina, and Nasarawa. Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is...

Cashew And Cashew Nut Production States In Nigeria

Currently, the major cashew producing countries is Vietnam, Nigeria, India and Ivory Coast. Cashew producing states in Nigeria is; Kaduna, Abia, Kogi, Enugu, Kwara, Oyo, Niger, Imo, and Abuja FCT. Cashew apple and cashew nut is produced from cashew...

Nigerian States Involve In Timber Cultivation And Its Processing

  Nigeria was once a one-time largest exporter of timber in West Africa, and the major areas of production located in the rain forest areas such as; Cross River, Edo, Ondo, Ogun, and Delta State. Timber or Lumbering...

Tomatoes Producing States In Nigeria And Ways It Can Be Consumed

In Africa, Nigeria is ranked the second largest producer of tomatoes and globally, is the 13th largest producer, its total production annually has been estimated to be about a 1.701 million tonnes. The states in Nigeria engaged...