The Federal Government of Somalia has exported the highest number of banana in a decade from Mogadishu seaport to Kuwait and United Arab Emirates.
The Minister for Agriculture Abdi Ahmed Mohamed Baafo said that the farmers have jointly exported to outside markets so as to restore the trade relations of Somalia with the world.
The exported bananas was harvested from Bal’ad, Afgoye, Awdegle and Janale districts of Middle Shabelle and Lower Shabelle regions.
Somalia banana industry was one of the flourishing and largest exporter in East Africa, the production ceased during the 1991 civil strife in the country.
Between 1913 to 1997 the industry was partly revived with the exports to Europe and Middle East.
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