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NIGERIA, LARGEST PRODUCER OF YAMS

According to the the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria accounted for seventy per cent of yams produced in the world.

In Nigeria, two states are known for yam production and high consumption. They are Benue And Ekiti State respectively. However, in terms of production Benue State produces higher Ekiti hence making it the largest producer of yams in Nigeria.

For yam lovers, it is a known fact that Benue yams are one of a kind in taste and sizes, it is said they have the best specie.

Yams alongside rice,beans, cassava are the stable and common foods in Nigeria.

Yams can be eaten in various ways either as pounded yam with any soup of your choice or fired, boiled, roasted or as pottage.

Benue Yams
Benue Yams
Benue Yams
Benue Yams

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