National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria

Promoting the development of the sesame seed industry in Nigeria as a major foreign exchange earner, capable of
generating large-scale jobs and income.

The Practical Guide – NSSAN projected plans

The National Sesame Seed Association was set up in 2002 to fill the gap created as a result of the scrapping of the marketing board.  It therefore primarily seeks to promote the development of sesame seed industry in Nigeria. Globally, the Sesame seed industry is...

States that Grow Sesame Seeds in Nigeria and Annual Yeild

A total of 11 states in Nigeria produce Sesame Seeds in very large quantities, they include; Taraba, Jigawa, Nassarawa, Benue, Borno , Kogi, Niger, F.C.T, Kastina, Kebbi , then others. Find below charts depicting the states and what they produce in metric...

Global Sesame Seeds Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2018-2023

Changing consumption patterns and increasing health awareness, especially in European countries, is resulting in higher demand for sesame seeds. However, price fluctuations and allergies associated with the commodity are holding back the growth of sesame seeds. In...

Nigeria can generate N540bn from sesame seed production annually – Association

Kaduna – Alhaji Sherif Balogun, National President, National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria (NSSAN) says that sesame seed production has the potential of generating about N180 billion in four months if fully tapped. Bologum, who disclosed this in an interview with...

Source of Support

NSSAN assist farmers to source for agricultural loans at a reasonable rate and give the support as follows:

Formation of farmers into cooperative groups.
Loan documentation and disbursement.(based on operational needs )
Farm inspection and quality management.(monitoring & evaluation)
Buy back arrangement with the cooperative farmers group. (future market).



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