The Federal Government of Nigeria has recently launched the national economic policy roadmap for the agriculture sector, tagged: “The Green Alternatives: Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP), 2016-2020.” The Agriculture Promotion Policy is the successor of the Agricultural Transformational Agenda 2011-2015. The APP document details strategies to revive the Agricultural sector with a view to boosting food production and creating jobs in the country in line with the overall economic policy thrust on diversification.
The APP is designed to bring together all agricultural strategies and plans developed in the recent past with the intention of developing Nigeria’s agricultural commodity value chains to increase productivity while also improving and or sustaining the livelihoods of producers. The strategy sets target and goals for the various agricultural subsectors with objectives of protecting foreign reserves, substituting imports, developing youths in Agriculture, reducing rural unemployment, developing commodity value chains and increasing private sector participation in Nigeria’s agricultural sector.
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has recently launched the national economic policy ...