Category: Farm & Food

23
May

Stolen Dreams: How Corruption Negates Government Assistance to Nigeria’s Small Businesses

The meeting is convened with a view to establish structures and partnerships with which the following objectives shall be achieved; 1. Framing the challenges small businesses are faced with and identifying key actors responsible for addressing same. 2. Development of next steps action plans addressing corruption red flags in governments financing and support of small […]

18
Sep

OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVING THE GROWTH ENHANCEMENT SCHEME (GES)

The Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme is one significant innovation in the Nigerian agricultural sector that has spurned a lot of interests among the stakeholders many of whom are desperate to make it succeed. NANTS has been involved in monitoring and tracking investment (budgets and allocation) on agriculture, trade and investment sectors of the economy […]

18
Sep

A REVIEW OF THE PROPOSED 2014 AGRICULTURE BUDGET AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA

The Transformation Agenda (TA) clearly makes agriculture one of the key sectors and drivers of the economy that is to achieve socio-economic transformation of the country. The role of agriculture in transforming Nigeria is particularly significant because the sector contributes most to Nigeria’s GDP (about 40%); employs about 66% of the labour force; provides 80% […]