What is the most valuable crop per hectare?

Pulled up a bit of data today from the FAO statistical database while trying to find data on the trends in Nigeria’s food production. I noticed that they had the value of each crop produced and the amount of land used to grow that crop. Which means we can calculate a “value per hectare” for each crop. Remember, I have previously argued that we should be trying to grow the most valuable things not necessarily what we import. It should be noted that this value per hectare does not take costs into account and also does not deduct post harvest losses. Still it is some useful information on how valuable each crop is.

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