ranks as the second highest producer of tomatoes in Africa.
N11.7 billion is spent annually to import processed
tomato paste into the country while over 200,000 farmers in Nigeria, whom collectively
grow over 1 .5 million metric tonnes of tomatoes every year, currently grow
this vegetable crop.
In a bid
to deepen the techniques of tomato processing and setting up of small scale tomato
processing and packaging venture. The Bank Of Industry Limited is organising a
technical training on tomato processing & packaging workshop for Nigerian
youths scheduled to hold in Kano and Lagos respectively.
The objective of the workshop is to commercialize the knowledge and techniques of tomato processing gathered over the years through research and practical application
opens 17th February and closes 23rd February 201 7.
applicants should register HERE