Enhancing agricultural productivity and profitability in Nigeria

Much of Nigeria’s recent economic growth can be attributed to its non-oil economy—primarily agriculture. But the recent agricultural growth has been driven mainly by expansion in areas planted while productivity has remained flat or declining. This brief provides insight for formulating policies and strategies to enhance profitability and productivity of major crops across Nigeria’s agroecological zones.

Author: 
Nkonya, Ephraim
Pender, John
Kato, Edward
Omobowale, Oni
Phillip, Dayo
Ehui, Simeon
Published date: 
2010
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
19
PDF file: 
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