Groundnuts and groundnut oil : recent world market trends in relation to stabilization problems and policies
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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In recent years price levels have been sufficient to stimulate groundnut production in a number of countries, particularly Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan and Niger. In each case, the area under groundnuts is estimated to have expanded appreciably. For the continent as a whole, acreage expansion, use of fertilizers and new production techniques have been the chief technical, factors accounting for the upward trend in output of recent years.