Tag Archives: Poverty Reduction


The importance of the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and serving as an engine of growth was demonstrated throughout the Green Revolution in Asia, particularly in India and China. Africa cannot bypass this development pathway, as the bulk of the African population lives in rural areas.


Poverty either as a plague or cause of other specific problems of under-development afflicts Nigeria as it does to other Nations of the world. The high level of prevalence of poverty in the world has attained an endemic nature, is Read more…


Background African countries have not been committed to the formulation of poverty reduction strategy papers (PRSPs) as a result of the failure of structural adjustment programmes of the 1980s. For several years, there has been economic strategy paper aimed at Read more…


Background Over the years Nigerian economy was formally depending on agricultural output and a major source of income to the economy. The discovery of huge revenue from oil export in the late 1970s and early 1980s made agricultural productivity to Read more…