Nigeria

ISO Code: 
NGA 

"Fifty percent of the population in Nigeria live in rural areas. About 25 percent of Nigerians depend on agriculture and women make up about 38 percent of agricultural workers. About 90 percent of the agricultural output comes from the smallholder sector. Typical farm sizes range from 0.5 ha in the densely populated high-rainfall south to 4 ha in the dry north. An estimated six percent of the total population is undernourished (as of 2007), down from nine percent in 2002 surveys. Malnutrition in children is high: 29 percent are underweight, and 38 percent suffer from stunting."

Source: FAO Country Profiles: Nigeria

Resources

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A 2006 Social Accounting Matrix for Nigeria: Methodology and Results A 2006 Social Accounting Matrix for Nigeria: Methodology and Results
Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis: Nigeria Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis: Nigeria
Explaining Gender Differentials in Agricultural Production in Nigeria Explaining Gender Differentials in Agricultural Production in Nigeria
Farmer Groups, Input Access, and Intragroup Dynamics: A Case Study of Targeted Subsidies in Nigeria Farmer Groups, Input Access, and Intragroup Dynamics: A Case Study of Targeted Subsidies in Nigeria
Improving research-policy linkages in Nigeria Improving research-policy linkages in Nigeria
Institutional capacity for designing and implementing agricultural and rural development policies and strategies in Nigeria Institutional capacity for designing and implementing agricultural and rural development policies and strategies in Nigeria
No. 0005 - Post-Liberalization Markets, Export Firm Concentration, and Price Transmission along Nigerian Cocoa Supply Chains No. 0005 - Post-Liberalization Markets, Export Firm Concentration, and Price Transmission along Nigerian Cocoa Supply Chains
No. 0010 - Welfare Effects of Policy-Induced Rising Food Prices on Farm Households in Nigeria No. 0010 - Welfare Effects of Policy-Induced Rising Food Prices on Farm Households in Nigeria
No. 0012 - Analysis of Impact of Climate Change on Growth and Yield of Yam and Cassava and Adaptation Strategies by Farmers in Southern Nigeria No. 0012 - Analysis of Impact of Climate Change on Growth and Yield of Yam and Cassava and Adaptation Strategies by Farmers in Southern Nigeria
No. 0013 - How Aid Helps Achieve MDGs in Africa: The Case of Primary Education No. 0013 - How Aid Helps Achieve MDGs in Africa: The Case of Primary Education