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Cover for Has the Nigerian green revolution veered off track?

This chapter examines critically the response of the agricultural sector to the various policies and programmes, with specific reference to farm-level productivity, exemplified primarily by the major food crop in the country (maize). Available statistics from the various analyses show that, even...

Author(s)
Akande, T.; Andersson, A.; Djurfeldt, G.; Ogundele, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for African smallholders. Food crops, markets and policy.

This book investigates how the changed agricultural policy climate affected government policies in the nine countries studied already as part of the preceding project: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. By repeating the cross-sectional survey made in...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Aryeetey, E.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nigeria: clustered seed companies.

Following an overview of Nigeria's agriculture, this chapter describes the country's seed sector, seed policies, and the influences on seed use and demand. Five seed enterprises, one NGO and a government structure involved in the seed business are then described individually, covering their...

Author(s)
Bentley, J. W.; Ajayi, O.; Adelugba, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938437)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of the book, underlying research in the previous book and presents the summary and underlying research of each of the chapters of the current book. It also discusses the overall methodology used in gathering data for the study and the core finding...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Aryeetey, E.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of the state in the Nigerian Green Revolution.

The current situation of the agricultural and food production in Nigeria is discussed, as well as the role of this sector of the economy on the development of the country. The evolution and nature of the state intervention in agriculture, particularly the trajectory of state involvement since 1960...

Author(s)
Akande, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalization, internal policy reforms, and public agricultural research in Nigeria.

This chapter reviews recent policy changes in Nigeria that have had an impact on the agricultural sector. It then evaluates the changes in the research activities of 3 agricultural research institutes in recent years, based on information obtained through questionnaires completed by the 3...

Author(s)
Okunmadewa, F.; Olayemi, J. K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995755)
Type
Book chapter

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