Category: Farm & Food

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

NIGERIA’S 2015 AGRICULTURE BUDGET PROPOSAL: A REVIEW OF ITS EFFICIENCY

Nigeria’s budget and fiscal management for 2015 promises to be uniquely challenging for the country because of the consistent fall in the international price of the country’s major source of revenue (oil). In addition to that particular challenge, 2015 happens to be Nigeria’s general election year and if as usual history is not misleading, politicians […]

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% […]

18
Sep

AQUACULTURE AS A JOB CREATOR AMONG SMALL SCALE FARMERS

Fish farming or aquaculture is an integral part of the overall agricultural production system in Nigeria. Though not quite popular, the sector contributes about 3% of agriculture GDP . Fish is a very important source of animal protein for both man and livestock, implying that the production of fish can be a very important source […]

18
Sep

LES OPPORTUNITÉS ET CONSIDÉRATION DANS LES AFFAIRES D’AQUACULTURE AU NIGERIA.

L’Aquaculture implique la culture d’eau douce et d’eau salée de populations (surtout de poissons) dans des conditions contrôlées, et peut être comparée à la pêche artisanale, qui est la récolte de poissons sauvages (dictionnaire en ligne, 2014). Contrairement à la récolte à l’état sauvage, l’aquaculture nécessite une intervention humaine délibérée dans la vie et les […]