October 17, 2017

Effective positioning of agric sector as alternative to oil

Effective positioning of agric sector as alternative to oil... NAIJA INVEST

There is currently a revolution in the agricultural sector of the economy. The bankers committee, multi-lateral agencies and the agric ministry are demonstrating a renewed commitment to transforming the sector. It is beginning to dawn on stakeholders, particularly the federal government, that there must be a gradual shift from over-reliance on oil to the agric sector as the current dynamics surrounding oil in the international arena call for a rethink. For many years, crude oil has stood as major export earner for the country even though it hasn’t been effective in creating employment opportunities for the huge population of over…