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The Nigerian Green Revolution

Robert C. Duru

The Nigerian Green Revolution

An Analysis of Rural Transformation in Africa

by Robert C. Duru

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Univ Pr of Amer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural Policy,
  • Agriculture Of Developing Countries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11391892M
    ISBN 100819125350
    ISBN 109780819125354
    OCLC/WorldCa8493179

    Early Generation Seed Poses Challenges to Nigerian Green Revolution seed and other stakeholders have identified early generation seeds as serious challenge to agricultural development in Nigeria, just as scarcity of breeders in research institutes was spotted with condemnation to seed importation. FLASHBACK- African Green Revolution. Early Generation Seed Poses Challenges to Nigerian Green Revolution He added “this becomes very important and critical if we must achieve the goal of the Green Alternative Agenda of this administration to attain self- sufficiency in our loc al staples. Early Generation Seed Poses Challenges to Nigerian.

      Green Revolution Methodology in Nigeria - Volume 16 Issue 1 - J. V. Waterworth. The implementation of a ‘Green Revolution’ programme in Nigeria, known as the National Accelerated Food Production Project, was linked with earlier programmes in other countries derived from CIMMYT and IRRI and with a previous FAO Fertilizer Programme in by: 2.   The beginnings of the Green Revolution are often attributed to Norman Borlaug, an American scientist interested in agriculture. In the s, he began conducting research in Mexico and developed new disease resistance high-yield varieties of combining Borlaug's wheat varieties with new mechanized agricultural technologies, Mexico was able to produce more wheat than was Author: Amanda Briney.

      Book 9 of Growing a Revolution: Bringing our Soil back to Life by David R. Montgomery. This was NOT a breezy, simple read, but it WAS fascinating. Montgomery discusses, at length, the practice of regenerative agriculture. He visits farms across the world that are practicing soil building techniques to build fertility and increase crop yields/5. As the agricultural systems of many countries are poised, as a result of the recent advances in biotechnology for what may soon come to be called the Second Green Revolution, this book is particularly appropriate. Vandana Shiva examined the impact of the first Green Revolution on the breadbasket of India. In a cogent empirical argument, she shows how the 'quick fix' promise of large 3/5(1).


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This volume explores the usefulness of the Asian model of agricultural development for Africa, where, even before the recent world food crisis, half the population lived on less than on dollar a day, and a staggering one in three people and one third of all children were undernourished.

Africa has. A comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa is presented. Case studies of eight African (viz. Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia) and seven Asian (Japan, Taiwan, Korea Republic, the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Bangladesh).

The authors discuss the background issues and the genesis of the green revolution before turning to the specific experiences of countries in Indo-Pakistan. The prospects for accelerated agricultural development in Nigeria brought about by green revolution technologies is by: 2.

THE IMPACT OF THE GREEN REVOLUTION PROGRAMME ON RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION IN NIGERIA. Chapter one. Introduction. Background to study. Hazell () defined the Green Revolution as the introduction of a package consisting of modern inputs such as improved seed cultivars, fertilizers, and pesticides aimed at enhancing crop production to curb escalating hunger and poverty in : MODISHPROJECT.

This book, first published inanalyses the recent achievements of the CGIAR and examines the Green Revolution concept in South America, Asia and Africa, from an ‘ecodevelopment’ standpoint, with particular regard to the plight of the rural Edition: 1st Edition.

The template for a Green Revolution for Africa is laid out by Gordon Conwayin his book The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for All in the 21stCentury published in Conway is a world-renowned agricultural ecologist who has made a name as a pioneer of. Anyone who wants to get a better understanding of the evolution of the Green movement in the United States will find this short, concise book a worthwile read.

The book covers the first three decades of the movement, which essentially began when Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in Cited by: The Green Revolution programme in Nigeria was a major agricultural policy of the Shehu Shagari administration and the Fourth National Development Plan.

The green revolution in Nigeria Prospects for agricultural development Segun Famoriyo and M. Rafique Raza This article considers the application of green revolution strategies in Nigeria.

The authors discuss the background issues and the genesis of the green revolution before turning to the specific experiences of countries in by: 2. – Agricultural intensification is central to the Green Revolution (GR) programme.

This initiative, which dates back to the early s, revolves around the development of high-yielding and disease-resistant seed varieties that aims at bringing about efficient and secure food production.

The purpose of this paper is to present a brief genesis and thrust of the by: 1. The novel technological development of the Green Revolution was the production of novel wheat cultivars. Agronomists bred cultivars of maize, wheat, and rice that are the generally referred to as HYVs or " high-yielding varieties ".

HYVs have higher nitrogen-absorbing potential than other varieties. of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) or its employees. Although AGRA has made every effort to ensure accuracy and completeness of information entered in this book, we assume no responsibilities for errors,File Size: 8MB.

This book is the outcome of a three-year project coordinated by a group of Swedish researchers with collaborating scholars from Africa and Asia.

It provides a comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa. Green Revolution Programme, inaugurated in The World Bank-funded Agricultural Development Projects (ADP).

While each of the above programmes sought to improve food production, the ADPs represented the major practical demonstration of the integrated approach to agricultural development in Nigeria. Interview - Dr. Farouk Kurawa is the Director, Agricultural Finance, Nigeria MARKETS II, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded programme implemented by Chemonics.

Norman Ernest Borlaug (/ ˈ b ɔːr l ɔː ɡ /; Ma – Septem ) was an American agronomist who led initiatives worldwide that contributed to the extensive increases in agricultural production termed the Green g was awarded multiple honors for his work, including the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold mater: University of Minnesota (B.S., ) (Ph.D.

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The Green Revolution documents the tremendous change in public awareness and attitudes since the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent assesses the growth of national environmental organizations and the influence of scientists and/5.

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out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. The father of Green Revolution in China and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr Norman E. Borlaug, will on Friday lead the Sasakawa-Global team to Nigeria for a two weeks visit to the. Get this from a library!

Agriculture and economic development in Nigeria: a prescription for the Nigerian green revolution. [Adekunle Folayan].Early life Childhood and education: – Matthew Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo was born in the village of Ibogun-Olaogun in southwest Nigeria.

His later passport gave his date of birth as 5 Marchalthough this was an estimate, and there are no records of Obasanjo's birthdate from the time itself.

His father was Amos Adigun Obaluayesanjo "Obasanjo" Bankole and his mother was Bernice Children: Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, amongst others. The Green Revolution that brought advances in crop genetics to Asia and Latin America completely bypassed the African continent.

Africa's smallholder farmers finally joined the movement inwhen the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation joined the Rockefeller Foundation to create the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa. Its goal is to develop new crop varieties in 5 years, so Cited by: