THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014

Abstract

The study examines the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria from 1980 to 2014. Agriculture played a dominant role in the economic growth of the country, providing employment opportunity, raw materials for industries and providing foreign exchange earnings for the country. Though little emphasis was placed on agricultural productivity in the advent of crude oil, the impact of agriculture on economic growth has been significant. The study therefore examines some policy programs designed to improve agricultural productivity at did a contemporary review of agricultural contribution to economic growth.



Table of Contents


1.0 Background of the Study.......................1


2.0 Overview of Agriculture in Nigeria ……………3


3.0 Agricultural Programs in Nigeria:1980-2014….4

4.0 Impact of Agriculture on Economic Growth in Nigeria…..................................…..11


5.0 Summary/Conclusion……………….........15

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APA

Emmanuel, S. (2018). THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-agriculture-on-economic-growth-in-nigeria-1980-2014-4934

MLA 8th

Emmanuel, Sani "THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-agriculture-on-economic-growth-in-nigeria-1980-2014-4934. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Emmanuel, Sani . "THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 20 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-agriculture-on-economic-growth-in-nigeria-1980-2014-4934 >.

Chicago

Emmanuel, Sani . "THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-agriculture-on-economic-growth-in-nigeria-1980-2014-4934