“A Review of Fertilizer Policy Issues in Nigeria”

Low fertilizer use is one of the many reasons for low agricultural productivity in Nigeria. Fertilizer use estimated at 13 kg/ha in 2009 by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), is far lower than the 200 kg/ha recommended by the FAO as well as the 104 kg/ha in South Asia and 142 >> Read more

“A Review of Fertilizer Policy Issues in Nigeria”

Low fertilizer use is professed to be among the many reasons for low agricultural productivity in Nigeria. Fertilizer application estimated at 13 kg/ha in 2009 by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, is far lower than the 200 kg/ha recommended by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This report reviews the >> Read more