Category: Farm & Food

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 […]

18
Sep

AN X-RAY OF NIGERIA’S 2016 PROPOSED BUDGET FOR AGRICULTURE

The year 2016 has become one of the most critical moments of economic turbulence ever in the history of Nigeria, and the agriculture sector which contributes about 22% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (after the rebasing of the economy) is therefore seen by many as the strongest sector and potential instrument for stability […]

18
Sep

ANALYSIS OF THE PROPOSED 2016 BUDGET FOR AGRICULTURE

The year 2016 has become one of the most critical moments of economic turbulence ever in the history of Nigeria, and the agriculture sector which contributes about 22% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (after the rebasing of the economy) is therefore seen by many as the strongest sector and potential instrument for stability […]

18
Sep

Congruence Analysis MTEF 2013-2015 and the Transformation Agenda 2011-2015

The federal budget of Nigeria otherwise called the Appropriation Act reflects government commitment to sectors of the economy and details expected revenue and expenditure for particular years. Furthermore the budget derives from the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) as stipulated in the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 and MTEFs are guided for each administration by the […]