Linking the Farmers - Yemi Soneye

From NigeriansTalk Sat Jan 26 2013, 08:08:14

Decades ago, oil replaced agriculture as the goose that lays the revenue, thereby ending the relationship between farmers and government. Farmers have remained in rural areas, mainly operating, in smallholding units, a labour-intensive, inputs-deprived and loss-making agriculture that also suffers from value chains poverty. Government has stayed in urban seats of power handing out essential input subsidies its officials take [...]

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