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Title:The role of commodity boards in food crop production and marketing in Nigeria
Author:Ojo, M.O.ISNI
Periodical:Economic and Financial Review
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subject:marketing boards
Abstract:This paper presents a discussion of government intervention in food production and marketing in Nigeria with particular reference to the use of commodity boards. The rest of the paper is organized into three parts. Part I discusses the role of commodity boards in food production and distribution, with emphasis on the marketing problems which the new boards are expected to remove. Part II analyses the effectiveness of the boards in removing these problems and performing other related functions. The concluding part contains a discussion of some of the major findings and policy implications of the analysis. Notes, ref.