Assessing Nigeria and Malaysia’s Agriculture Sector Contribution to Economic Transformation : A Comparative

Authored By:

Ikechi Agbugba,


Ebitari Binaebi,


July 12, 2020

The study therefore recommended an increase in the agricultural production and export for Nigeria. Moreover, Nigeria’s agriculture sector, especially crop and livestock, subsector should venture more on the food needs of the nation. Among other recommendations for policy implementation, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) should increase budgetary allocation to industrialize the agriculture sector, especially the agro-allied industries, by creating more factories for processing and value-adding activities. Finally, long-term agricultural development plans (five to ten-year plans) which are realisable should be created and implemented by the FGN."

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