Agric Funding: Comparing Nigeria under Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Buhari

Despite repeated assurances by successive governments, Nigeria has consistently underfunded its agricultural sector, leaving the country at the risk of food insufficiency and slow economic growth. The country has the largest number of people living in extreme poverty, according to the world poverty clock in 2018. With very low income and insufficient food, Nigeria has […]

Nigeria: 2020 Wet Season Farmers Out of Govt’s Mechanisation Programme

As the 2020 farming commence, wet season farmers will not be part of the Federal Government’s mechanisation programme. This is coming on the heels of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s announcement that its mechanisation programme would begin in the next six months; apparently in September, 2020. September usually marks the commencement of […]