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Agricultural excess population and the economic considerations for land reform in Nigeria.

Donald Nnaemeka Ike

Agricultural excess population and the economic considerations for land reform in Nigeria.

by Donald Nnaemeka Ike

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph. D.) - University of California, 1973.

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estimates", Agricultural Land Reform in South Africa, Van Zyl J, Kirsten J & Binswanger H (Eds.), Oxford University Press, Cape Town, , p. 8 Central Statistics Service, The people of South Africa Population Census, , Report , The various economic reform strategies undertaken by governments over a period of about three decades on the agricultural sector in Nigeria were the exploitative strategy, agricultural project strategy, direct production strategy and integrated rural development strategy. Overall, these economic reform.

  Agriculture and Nigeria’s Economic Development. In this article, we take a look at the role of agriculture in economic development of Nigeria. From our findings, agriculture and Nigeria economic development are strongly related because the development of the agricultural sector is essential to the progress of the country.   Agricultural development is the foundation for economic development, and the agricultural sector is undoubtedly the prime area of consideration for economic progress in Nigeria. Despite the importance of this sector and in spite of the fact that over 70% of Nigerian households engage in agriculture, most Nigerian farmers are wallowing in abject poverty. Rural poverty is endemic in .

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF AGGREGATE AGRICULTURAL LAND RESOURCES QUALITY IN NIGERIA E.O. Chukwu Ebonyi State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, P.M.B 53 Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria ABSTRACT: Nigeria is endowed with abundant agricultural land resources of varying biophysiographic Size: KB. Nigeria with a total geographical area of , square kilometers and an estimated population of about million (CIA, ). Nigeria with her diversified agro ecological condition, provides the platform for the production of a wide range of agricultural products. This made agriculture to be one of the most important sectors of the Size: KB.


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Agricultural excess population and the economic considerations for land reform in Nigeria by Donald Nnaemeka Ike Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The importance, effect, causes, relationship, comparison, history, role, solutions are discussed. Contesting Land In Nigeria, the Land Use Decree of empowered local, state and national government administrators to regulate the occupancy, use and transfer of land in the name of greater equality and national 'economic development.2 1.

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Inestimates indicated that 82 million hectares out of Nigeria's total land area of about 91 million hectares were arable. Why Nigeria Must Revisit Land Reforms By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Though pervasive insecurity and the fear of kidnapping means that some Nigerians will.

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