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Although Akwa Ibom state is rich in other natural endowments, a sizeable percentage of the state’s economy is dependent on agriculture. The State overflows with agricultural resources, which makes it a goldmine for investors. The State is blessed with numerous rivers, creeks and streams, enhancing favourable all year season for agricultural activities.

The 31 local government areas in the State are involved in the cultivation of food crops like cassava, yam, cocoyam, maize, rice, cowpea, melon, plantain, vegetables, banana, pineapples, African peas, etc, cash crops like oil palm, coconut, rubber, raffia palm, melina, and kolanut are also cultivated by a large percentage of the population.

Experts say agriculture is a low-risk investment that keeps pace with inflation and increases in value over the long-term.

Agriculture is a good sector for investors to explore.

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