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THE IMPERATIVE OF AGRICULTURAL GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

THE IMPERATIVE OF AGRICULTURAL GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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Abstract:This paper is about the imperative of Agricultural Growth and Economic Development in Nigeria. The main objective of this study is to examine the impact of agricultural growth on economic development in Nigeria with a view to finding out whether it has contributed positively or otherwise the methodology adopted in this paper is content analysis. Secondary data has been carefully presented and analyzed. The study found out among other things that agriculture has had significant effect on economic development in Nigeria through job creation, provision of food as well as a source of government revenue. On the whole, agricultural sector contributed significantly to Nigeria’s GDP. It recommended that government should provide loans to farmers to acquire sophisticated farm tools and increase her budgetary allocation to Ministry of Agriculture as well as establish
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key Words: Key Words: Agriculture, Agricultural Growth, economic development
Key Contributors: Ikuluke Aondohemba Raphael