Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Industry in Nigeria

Experts Views (20)
  • Exporter Guide (2012)

    Nigeria’s total food and agricultural imports are estimated to reach $5 billion by end of 2012 from about $4.0 billion in 2011.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 19 Dec 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

    The Nigeria Senate passed the Biosafety Bill into law on June 1, 2011. However, one year after the President is yet to sign it into law.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 14 Aug 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

    The responsibilities for regulating and monitoring food safety standards and practices in Nigeria devolve on the government (GON) organizations and agencies listed in this report.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 14 Aug 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

    The Nigeria Senate passed the Biosafety Bill into law on June 1, 2011. However, one year after the President is yet to sign it into law.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 30 Jul 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Grain and Feed Annual

    Although Nigeria’s wheat imports from the US fell in 2011/12, it remains the most consistent, loyal customer for US wheat.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 19 Jun 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

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Latest News (4) Go Top
  • Nigeria Hikes Sugar Tariffs

    President Goodluck Jonathan announced new tariff measures for sugar and sugar related equipment and machinery in his 2013 Budget Speech.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 10 Nov 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Nigeria Introduces Levy on Wheat Grain Imports

    Effective July 20, 2012, the Government of Nigeria (GON) introduced a 15-percent levy on wheat grain imports resulting in an increase of the effective duty from 5 percent to 20 percent.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 18 Sep 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Plans to Introduce Import Restrictions on Rice

    The GON has given indication of plans to prohibit rice imports and to compel wheat millers in the country to include cassava in their flour. This policy change if implemented represents a significant reversal of several years of gradual liberalization of trade in Nigeria.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 7 Dec 2011 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

  • Nigeria’s New Agricultural Strategy

    Nigeria is pursuing a new agricultural development strategy designed to increase food production and employment. The strategy will focus on significantly increasing production of five key crops: rice, cassava, sorghum, cocoa and cotton.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 30 Nov 2011 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Nigeria

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