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role of agriculture in reversing the present economic crisis in Nigeria

Ango Abdullahi

role of agriculture in reversing the present economic crisis in Nigeria

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ango Abdullahi.
      SeriesDistinguished lecture ;, no. 13, Distinguished lecture series (Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research) ;, no. 13.
      ContributionsNigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2145.5.Z8 A24 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2080921M
      LC Control Number88117870

        During the prolonged global economic recession, accompanied by a crisis in governance, media revelations of corruption in many countries appear daily. Nigeria, which has become infamous for corrupt practices, is in a position to play a leading role in reversing them.


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