Agriculture in development in Nigeria.

  • 48 Pages
  • 3.97 MB
  • English

National Commission for Museums and Monuments , [Lagos]
Agriculture -- Nig



ContributionsNigeria. National Commission for Museums and Monuments.
LC ClassificationsS473.N5 A36 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1315788M
LC Control Number92188399

Description Agriculture in development in Nigeria. EPUB

International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development JulyVol. 1, No. 3 ISSN: 45 The Challenges of Agriculture and Rural Development in Africa: The Case of Nigeria Dr. Nchuchuwe, Friday Francis. The history of agriculture records the domestication of plants and animals and the development and dissemination of techniques for raising them productively.

Agriculture began independently in different parts of the globe, and included a diverse range of least eleven separate regions of the Old and New World were involved as independent centers of origin.

Since our inception, the Agricultural Development team has recognized Nigeria as an important priority geography given its size and agricultural potential.

As early asthe foundation invested in several key areas, including value-chain development, soil health, and crop improvement. Some Solutions To Problems of Agricultural Development in Nigeria.

Good Agricultural policies; There is a great need for the Federal Government to enact good agricultural policies in Nigeria. This is to improve the role of agriculture in the economic development in Nigeria.

Loans. Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. Abstract. Development of Nigeria’s Agricultural Sub-sector will be imperative if meaningful and sustainable national development is envisaged.

Agriculture contributes significantly to the Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).It provides employment to a large proportion of citizenry, and providesFile Size: 80KB. Context - Agriculture is closely linked to many concerns, including biodiversity loss, global warming and water availability.

Despite significant increases in productivity, malnutrition and poverty still plague many parts of the world. This International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development () focuses on how to make better use of agricultural science, knowledge and.

Gender in agriculture sourcebook / The World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. ISBN — ISBN (electronic) 1. Women in agriculture. Women agricultural laborers. Agricultural laborers. Women in agriculture— Developing countries. This book assembles knowledge of CSA, agroecology and conservation agriculture, and perspectives from different regions of the world, to build resilient food systems.

The first part analyzes the concept, opportunities and challenges, and provides a global perspective, drawing particularly on. CONSTRAINTS TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA Ojeka Godfrey Ofana1, Effiong Charles Efefiom2 and Eko Eko Omini1* 1Department of Economics, Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria 2Department of Economics, University of Calabar, Nigeria ABSTRACT: The role of agriculture in accelerating economic growth and developmentFile Size: KB.

Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria: a prescription for the Nigerian green revolution. Development Challenges. While Nigeria has made some progress in socio-economic terms in recent years, its human capital development remains weak due to under-investment and the country ranked of countries in the World Bank’s Human Capital Index.

Furthermore, the country continues to face massive developmental challenges, which. According to P.A Okuneye (), some major problems confronting Nigeria agriculture are poor infrastructural facilities such as poor feeder roads and road network, storage facilities, rural electrification, etc.

poor manpower development, socio cultural factor like the land tenure system, poor government/regulatory policies. The Agriculture Sector Strategic Plan (ASSP) is the flagship plan for investment and development of the agricultural sector, in line with the National Development Plan to be implemented through a multi-sector wide approach involving the Government of Uganda, Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government, District Local Governments, Development Partners, Civil Society Organisations and the.

In spite of the oil, agriculture remains the base of the Nigerian economy, providing the main source of livelihood for most Nigerians.

The sector faces many challenges, notably an outdated land tenure system that constrains access to land ( ha/farming household), a very low level of irrigation development (less than 1 percent of cropped land under irrigation), limited adoption of research. Agricultural Development Projects (ADP) which was funded by the World Bank.

Green Revolution Programme (). Around the s, agriculture in Nigeria began a downward trend, thanks to the oil boom at the time. Inagriculture contributed around 65% to the GDP which was a typical stat for agrarian nations, especially developing ones. Part I What can agriculture do for development.

26 1 Growth and poverty reduction in agriculture’s three worlds 26 The structural transformation 27 The three worlds of agriculture for development 29 Agriculture’s development potential shortchanged 38 The political economy of agricultural policy 42 A new role for agriculture in development Toward climate-resilient development in Nigeria (English) Abstract.

This book analyzes the risks to Nigeria's development prospects that climate change poses to agriculture, livestock, and water management.

Details Agriculture in development in Nigeria. EPUB

These sectors were chosen because they are central to achieving the growth, livelihood, and environmental objectives Cited by:   Problems Of Agriculture in Nigeria and probable solutions – The Agricultural Sector In Nigeria is undoubtedly the highest employer of labour, employing about 70percent of the Nigerian Labour force.

The Nigerian Agricultural sector has also suffered low output which has led to the massive importation of food items to feed the ever-increasing populace. 12 - Food and Agriculture in the Science Education Programme in Nigeria.

EUNICE A. C OKEKE. Pages Agriculture has undoubtedly become the most important sub-sector in the Nigerian economy, next to petroleum. The agriculture sector employs about 70 percent of the workforce, while accounting for slightly more than 40 percent of gross domestic product.

Because it multiplies results through its connection to other sub-sectors, the sector is a major driver of rural growth.

THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Agriculture is concerned with the husbandry of crops and animals for food and other purposes. It is the foundation upon which the development of stable human communities, such as rural and urban communities has depended on in many parts of the world.

Book Description. Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but it must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land.

Download Agriculture in development in Nigeria. EPUB

Keywords: Agriculture, Finance, Credit, Development, Commercial Bank, Government, Farmers, Price index. Introduction The structure of the Nigerian economy is multi-sector in which the banks and the agricultural sectors have roles to play.

Long before now, the relationship between the banking industry and the agricultural sector in Nigeria hasFile Size: KB. Agricultural Land and Development Authority (NALDA), President Yar’ Adua 7-point Agenda. Other measures adopted to increase agricultural output in Nigeria were in terms of credit schemes, which include the Nigerian Agricultural Co-operative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB), currently referred to as Agricultural.

Nigeria - Kano Agricultural Development (Kano State) Project (English) Abstract. The Kano Agricultural Development Project will consist of a package of farm support services and physical infrastructure designed to benefit aboutsmall-holder farm families in Kano State, of whom about 70 percent are expected to adopt improved.

education, energy, agriculture and manufacturing. At this point in Nigeria’s development, the best approach is to focus on the agricultural sector. By focusing on agricultural development, Nigeria can speed up its economic growth in the coming decade.

Currently, Nigeria has 75 percent of its land suitable for agriculture, but only 40% is. Nigeria Agricultural Journals. Agricultural Journals. 1 Agro-Science technical notes, book reviews, case reports and theoretical papers on specific areas. Journal of Agriculture & Rural Development is an International Journal designed to provide information in the areas of Agriculture & Rural Development inclusive of animal sciences.

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project Supports Launch of Gender Policy in Agriculture. On Thursday, 31 Octoberthe Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) launched the National Gender Policy on Agriculture as a tool to deepen women’s involvement in the Read More.

Thus development of agriculture sector is also relevant on political and social grounds. Create Effective Demand: The development of agricultural sector would tend to increase the purchasing power of agriculturists which will help the growth of the non-agricultural sector of the country.

It will provide a market for increased production. The role of science and technology in the quest for the best method of improving the yield of crops, protecting crops against diseases and pest, making livestock healthy all the time, designing the best method of crops storage and even helping in predicting the climate conducive for agricultural practice can not be over emphasised.

Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. This book covers the following topics: Study of Soil and Climate, Plant Nutrients, Manures and Fertilizers, Field Crops, Horticulture Crops, Different diseases of Crop Plants, Pests of Crops Plants, Weeds and Weed Control, Plant Propagation and Nursery, Advance Techniques in Agriculture, Green House and Poly House, Feeds and Fodders, study of Cattle.

agriculture a priority to ensure that the sector takes its rightful place in our economy. I. Introduction: Agriculture is the mainstay of many economies. All over the world, the development of an enduring economy goes hand in hand with agricultural development.

Agriculture is considered a catalyst for the overall development of any nation.Get this from a library! Barriers to agricultural development: a study of the economics of agriculture in Abakaliki area, Nigeria.

[Raphael Umera Igwebuike].