9. Sunflower farming
Sunflower oil is one of the most consumed oils in the country. Apart from being a beautiful flower that can be part of a florist’s bouquet, the sunflower seeds produce lucrative oil. It is one of the commercial crops that farmers tend to grow and sell for good margins in profit.
- Needs a fair amount of land; however, it is easy to grow in a tropical country like ours.
- There is a huge demand for sunflower oil
- The government provides good subsidies and allows cultivation.
- The seeds have rich nutrients Vitamin E).
- The oil is not just used for cooking but also in oils and lotions