agricultural policy in nigeria

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26 documents for agricultural policy in nigeria
  • This paper aims at assessing the weakness of Nigeria in efficaciously dealing with the menace of climate change within the country. The researchers examined how the campaigns against climate change has been embraced in the Real Estate Development Practices in Nigeria. Various surveys were conducted on deforestation, gas flaring, planning adaptations to climate change in selected housing estates, preservation of forests and the use of badly smoking vehicles on city roads. Campaigns and policy statements to reduce the adverse effects of climate change are made but not implemented. The TPAs and CDAs were blamed for inefficiency in monitoring and supervision of real estate developments at the various housing Estates surveyed. Deforestation in the Northern Nigeria was attributed to Poverty a...

    ... is subjected to various uses such as agricultural, housing, industrial, and commercial, ...

  • The effect of climate change is felt everywhere and of concern to all around the world, even as solution is not in sight to it. The consequences have been felt more in some parts of the globe than others. Incidentally, this has weighed more on the under-developed nations of the world than the developed. Climate change is prevalent everywhere in Nigeria from the north where it has aggravated desert encroachment on the savannah belt, to the south where it has engendered ocean surge in the coastal areas, erosion in many other parts. These have resulted in colossal loss of lives and damage to properties. The government has been virtually helpless, or comatose, with an array of legislations which are best described as beautiful charters on the country's law books. This paper will examine som...

    ... sectors of the economy like the agricultural, extractive, etc., thus making less efforts in ... is also, the Nigerian Gas Master Plan and Policy, which seeks to take care of a National Domestic ...

  • Since no country is isolated in international politics and bearing in mind the symbolic nature of most terrorist acts, what are the possibilities of such attacks on Nigeria's food supply and what are the emergency response capabilities of the country in such occurrences. The geopolitics of Nigeria and her status as the most populous black nation in the world as well as the inherent religious intolerance in her domestic politics in particular the Maitasina riot, Bokoharam disturbances and Talakuta riot are all pointers to the precarious position of the country on the terrorist drawing board. This work analyzes the possibilities of food terrorism in Nigeria. It examines the factors that heighten the susceptibility of the country to such attacks and evaluates the country's emergency respon...

    ...Also the crude method of agricultural production still extant in most African countries ...Nigeria as Terrorists' Target. Policy makers and the food industry the world over are ...

  • Issue of corruption in Nigeria has been a major concern to all and sundry in the society. The upsurge of this social menace in Nigeria in recent times is disturbing and it seems the menace has defied all kinds of treatment and the damage it has caused to national life cannot be quantified. The objective of this paper therefore, is to examine and assess corruption in the public sector in Nigeria with particular reference to Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State. It has generated data based on questionnaires, on the public perception and level of corruption in the study area. The questionnaire and the groups tested were segmented. However, it was observed that many factors such as; lack of transparency, moral laxity, weak government institutions, unemployment and poverty etc wer...

    ...It also takes place when policy formulation and legislation is tailored to ... corruption in the society except the agricultural sector. From the Table 8 below, respondent are of ...

  • Nigeria's debt at independent was put at about N488.8 million which was mainly long-term development soft loans. Nigeria's debt accumulated due to gross mismanagement of resources and loans contracted as well as failure of governments to keep-up with repayment schedules. This paper assesses the management of Nigeria's debt. It examined the role of International Financial Institutions in discussing the politics of Nigeria's debt management vis-a-vis motivational factor behind consideration for loans, disbursement and at what rate. The paper employed both primary and secondary sources of data. The result of the analyses revealed that 79% of the respondents agreed that Nigeria's oil contributed to its huge debt accumulation and denied it debt cancellation. The dependency theory formed the ...

    ...'s economy was based largely on agricultural products like cocoa, rubber, coffee, groundnut as ... Management Framework (NDMF) to guide the policy and strategy for external and domestic borrowings ...

  • ...In effect, Canada's energy policy or strategy is a Stephen Harper construct, ... from the heavily oil-soaked marshes of Nigeria. Nor does the U.S. acknowledge that taking the ... resulted in solar panels replacing agricultural uses of high-productivity lands in the Windsor ...

  • Solid minerals as natural resource help to grow the economy, create jobs, and generate enduring wealth for the people of Nigeria. Effective mining will transform the Nigerian economy and create a suitable and enabling environment for productive activities to flourish. It is imperative to adopt international best practices as the national benchmark to evaluate the standards of the mining operations and provide accessible financing scheme for local investors and conducive atmosphere to attract foreign investors' participation. However, from the mining sector to thrive and contribute significantly to the gross domestic product, the sector requires the enactment of potent legal instruments and the establishment of virile institutional agencies with a view to regulating the exploration of mi...

    ... the Federal Government evolved a national policy to re-positioning the mining industry erstwhile ... sector will indirectly boost the agricultural sector in its role of ensuring food security and ...

  • The paper essentially examines the Boko-Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria and its contribution to global insecurity. In it we have argued that the emergence of Islamic militancy the world over, particularly in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and North Africa and in Nigeria poses a great threat to global security. The paper adopted the desk research and data derived were analyzed using content analysis. The findings from the analysis show that the Boko-Haram sect and its activities are increasingly becoming more radicalized with devastating and destructive impact in scale and momentum on the Nigerian society. The activities have led to the destruction of lives and properties and have made the Northern Nigerian environment unconducive for investment from within and outside the country; a...

    ... General Yakubu Gown administration as a policy of reintegrating Nigerians into one Nigeria. ... activities generally, including agricultural production and food prices as well as consumer ...

  • In recent times budget has been recognized as a worldwide tool for economic management. To this end there had been noticeable increase in government spending in virtually all sectors of the various economies due to increased demand for structures and facilities to enhance growth and development. The role and size of government expenditure had generated a great deal of controversy in macroeconomics. Some suggested that government expenditure beyond a certain limit of its core functions would have an adverse impact on economic. Some however, argued that increased government expenditure is a necessary condition for growth in output. In Nigeria, rising government expenditure has not translated to meaningful development because the rate of poverty is still very high, especially in the face o...

    ... and the reinforcement of the agricultural sector. Dealing with all these issues will result ... treated public expenditure as an exogenous policy instrument designed to correct short-term ...

  • This article examines the impact of British colonial rule on land tenure in Esan (Anglicized Ishan), the second major ethnic group in Edo State of Nigeria. Land was very important to the social, political and economic wellbeing of Esan, just like other societies the world over. It was regarded as collective property which everyone could utilize for agriculture and building of houses. Although land was regarded as collective property, individuals owned the plots which they either inherited or acquired. The laid down methods of acquisition and utilization eliminated land disputes throughout the pre-colonial period of Esan history. By the first decade of the twentieth century, Esan and elsewhere in what is today Nigeria, found themselves under British colonial domination. The British colon...

    ... any of his relatives, who, as a matter of policy, allocated from among his plots of land within ...The territory was rich in agricultural and forest products. The soil was fertile and ...

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