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Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria

Adekunle Folayan

Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria

a prescription for the Nigerian green revolution

by Adekunle Folayan

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nigeria.,
    • Green Revolution -- Nigeria.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Adekunle Folayan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2145.5 .F64 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3796511M
      ISBN 100533053250
      LC Control Number81090817
      OCLC/WorldCa10278030

      The role of agricultural sector performance on economic growth in Nigeria Victoria Kenny, S April Abstract The impact of agriculture in maintaining sustainable economic growth has been a major subject of controversy in the literature for a very long time now and this is presently still on among scholars with no final conclusion. paradigm shift in agricultural development and rural economic empowerment in Nigeria. Objective Of The Study The main objective of this study is to examine how the potentialities of the new media can be brought to bear in rural economic empowerment efforts and the development of the Nigerian agricultural sector.


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Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria by Adekunle Folayan,Vantage Press edition, in English - 1st ed. Decentralization and Economic Development in Nigeria: Agricultural Policies and Implementation G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series: Author: Nwafejoku Okolie Uwadibie: Publisher: University Press of America, ISBN:Length:.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE AGRICULTURAL, MANUFACTURING AND MINING SECTORS: AN ECONOMETRIC APPROACH by DENNIS CHIEKWEIRO UZOIGWE Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of PhD (ECONOMICS) in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA.

Agricultural Sector and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Review of Empirical Literature In any economy, successful economic development depends on open balanced interaction between various sectors over a period of time, often the process of interaction is.

Simeon and Marinos () used the simulations model to analyze the role of agriculture in Nigeria's economic development. The result shows that some subsectors in the agricultural sectors Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA According to Abayomi () in the early s and s agriculture played a vital role in stimulating economic growth and development in Nigeria.

It provides employment for millions of Nigerians, Over seventy percent (70) of. Agriculture is the bedrock of economic growth, development and poverty eradication in the developing countries. Agriculture has also regarded as the engine and panacea to economic prosperity, Sertoğlu (), in the words of Gunner Myrdal (), the battle for long-term economic growth will be won or lost in the agricultural sector.

Section four examines the impact of the contribution of the agriculture sector to the economic development of the Nigeria. Section five will focus on the opportunities and potentials for Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. In Nigeria, agriculture exports have played an important role in economic development by providing the needed foreign exchange earnings.

Agriculture indeed has remained the major source of income to the Nigerian economy. 99 of the rural population is involved in activities related to the crop sub-sector which provides the bulk of agricultural ted Reading Time: 8 mins.

Agriculture in Nigeria has been grossly limited since the oil boom of the s. The Nigerian economy during the first decade after independence was an economy balanced with agriculture playing a dominant role.

Nigeria was the largest producer of cocoa, largest exporter of palm oil and palm kernel. Development of Agriculture in Nigeria.

Topics: Agriculture, Federal government of the United States, Water supply Pages: 2 ( words) Published: Novem Since the Bank has committed billion for Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) to increase farm production and welfare among smallholders in Nigeria. Ogen: Agricultural Sector and Nigerias Development third part focuses on the contributions of the agricultural sector to the Brazilian economy in terms of Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria book income and employment generating capacities among other micromacro-economic indices.

This part also analyses the socio-economic Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria book of agricultural growth. The result of the data analysis indicated that agricultural production was significant in influencing the favourable trend of economic growth in Nigeria.

Despite the growth of the Nigerian economy, poverty is still on the increase and this calls for a shift from monolithic oil-based economy to a more plural one with agriculture being the lead Cited by: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA. A SURVEY OF ABSTRACT.

This research is on economic development in Nigeria the main objectives of the study are to review the economic development in Nigeria between the year Major data for this study was collected from secondary sources and ted Reading Time: 10 mins. 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 Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.

AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The study examines the relationship between agricultural output and economic development in Nigeria from to The ordinary least squared econometric technique (OLS) was employed in the empirical analysis in order to establish the anticipated relationship among the chosen.

Agricultural sector in Economic Development. The empirical data used in this study was from tothe Johansen Co-integration technique of regression was used to analyze the data. The results show that, there is no significant impact of the agricultural sector on economic development in Size: KB. Government of Nigeria has taken a giant stride to treat agriculture as serious political, economic and investment issue in Nigeria.

Majority of people in Nigeria live and work in rural area. Almost 75 are rurally based compared to less than 25 in urban area. Similarly, over 58 of the labour force engaged in agriculture. In Nigeria the sector contributes about 55 of gainful employment and almost 40. 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 Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Fourth Edition In this fourth edition of his textbook, E. Wayne Nafziger analyzes the economic development of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and East-Central Europe.

The treatment is suitable for students who have taken a basic college course in. The Impact of Agricultural Output on Economic Growth In Nigeria () Ekine, Data Irene, Onu, Catherine Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics PMBRivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria Corresponding author: Ekine, Data Irene Abstract: The study examined the impact of agricultural output on economic growth in.

Nigeria is on its way to modern development. Branding itself as the giant of Africa, the country now needs to prove its potential by raising its standards to a level with other fast developing economies of the world.

The vision program this country is currently pursuing is a major step to achieve this goal. Nigeria, according to its seven point agenda, is focussing on developing.

ABSTRACT. This study assesses the impact of agricultural policies and development on economic growth in Nigeria.

The data used in this study was collecte d from secondary data which covers about 33 years. Unit root, ordinary least square and c o-integration estimating technique of data analysis was used in evaluating the secondary data.

GDP was used as a proxy to economic growth, while. Keywords: constraints, prospects, agriculture, development, investment. Introduction Agricultural development is considered to hold the key to economic development for most Sub-Saharan countries including Nigeria. In Nigeria, there are several sectors that contribute to the total output of the by: 1 page, words.

Agriculture is one of Nigerias most powerful tools in addressing its goals of creating more employment, better public health, and greater economic growth.

The transformation of agriculture would stimulate small- and medium-sized industries that are in fact the engine of economic growth. The need to focus on agriculture stems from the fact that the sector accounts for 70 per cent of the Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.

Introduction. The growth and development of any nation depend to a large extent, on the development of agriculture according to Iganiga and Unemhilin (). Most of the world active but poor people live in rural areas and are primarily engaged in agriculture.

Nigeria is a vast agricultural country, endowed with substantial natural resources Estimated Reading Time: 13 mins. This study examined and analysed the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria.

It adopted the secondary data sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria covering the period to The study employed the modern Time Series of the Ordinary Least Square to test for the relationship between agriculture and economic growth in Nigeria.

Since the Bank has committed 1. 2 billion for Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) to increase farm production and welfare among smallholders in Nigeria. OED reviewed five ADPs and a supporting Agricultural Technical Assistance Project (ATAP), all implemented between and Only two of the six projects had satisfactory outcomes.

In general, rainfed agricultural Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. The broad objective of this study is to evaluate the role of the agricultural sector in the economic growth and development in Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study are: v To examine the impact that the agricultural sector plays in the Nigerian economy.

v To assess the trend of government expenditure on agricultures in ted Reading Time: 12 mins. Agricultural Development and Emplyoment Generation: The Nigeria Experience.

Ogbalubi, L. N And Wokocha,C. C Abstract: This paper examines Agricultural Development and employment generation with particular reference to Nigeria. The paper acknowledged the important role agriculture plays in developing countries such as.

Chapter Four of Impact Of Agricultural Development On Nigeria Economic Growth Contains: Presentation And Analysis Of Results, Presentation Of Result, Analysis Of Results Based On Economic Criteria, Summary Of The Aprior Signs, Analysis Based On Statistical Criteria 1st Order Test, Coefficient Of Multiple Determinations R2, Test Of Significance Of The Parameter T-Test, The F-Statistics Test, Econometrics Test Or 2nd Order Test, Test For Autocorrelation, Heteroskedasticity Test, Normality Test.

Economic Development in Nigeria The country is big and diversified, and the present Federal con-stitution reflects the history as well as the diversification of the country. Withsquare miles, it is one of the largest African nations. Its population of around forty million makes Nigeria the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Ch. General Introduction --Ch. l Planning for Data Collection --Ch. Policies on Agriculture in Nigeria --Ch. ralization and Agricultural Policies of Nigeria --Ch. Effect of Decentralization on Agricultural Policies and Output --Ch. This study analyzed the effects of government agricultural reforms on Nigerias Agricultural Development with the specific objectives of assessing agricultural programmes and policies in Nigeria, identifying the challenges impeding the implementation of these programmes, determining the contribution of agriculture to the countrys economy over the last three decades (), examining the trend in agriculture Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.

The study reviews several agricultural policies and programmes that were initiated in Nigeria vis a vis the development of the agricultural sector in the nation. It examines the impact of intervention programmes like the Operation Feed the Nation, Green Revolution and Agricultural Development Projects.

The paper concludes by identifying gaps in the inventions, execution and Estimated Reading Time: 12 mins. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA. Articles on this site are extracts from literature review of research projects, Get the full Project THEORETICAL LITERATURES The term Agriculture has been subjected to different definitions by various experts.

Problems Associated with Agricultural Development. The place of agriculture in Nigerias economy has remained critical even the decades since her political independence. As documented by Anyanwu () agricultural sector played a dominant role in the generating of large proportion of the nations Gross National Product (GNP) in the.

ABSTRACT In recent decades, the potential contribution of agriculture to economic growth has been a subject of much controversy among development economists. While some contend that agricultural development is a pre-condition for industrialization, others strongly disagree and argue for a different path.

Taking advantage of Ordinary Least Square Method (OLD), the research carried Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins. Some million small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria and Pakistan will soon receive personalized agricultural advice through their mobile phones as a means to improve their incomes, food security and resilience to economic shocks caused by COVID, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today.

The Nigerian agricultural sector was renowned for the export of cash crops (agricultural crops and produce with export value) namely cocoa, rubber, hides and skin, groundnut palm among a host of many others. The agricultural sector holds an enormous potential for the growth and economic development of.

The Important Role Of Agriculture In Nigeria’s Economic Development. The Important Role Of Agriculture: The role of agriculture in any economy is very well articulated in the relevant literature. For developing countries, it can promote economic development by increasing availability of food and releasing labour for the ted Reading Time: 4 mins.Agriculture in Nigeria | Economics.

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.Agriculture in Nigeria is a branch of the economy in Nigeria, providing employment for about 35% of the population as of As reported by the FAO, agriculture remains the foundation of the Nigerian economy, despite the presence of oil in the country.

It is the main source of livelihood for most Nigerians. The Agricultural sector is made up of four sub-sectors: Crop Production, Livestock Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.