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Land resources of Central Nigeria

agricultural development possibilities. : executive summary

by LRDC Central Nigeria Project Team.

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Published by Ministry of Overseas Development, Land Resources Development Centre in Surbiton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Interim report on land forms, soils and vegetation (1974/5) issued as microfiche appendix (8 fiches) in pocket of Vol.3B.

StatementLand Resources Development Centre, Central Nigeria Project Team ; ed., I.D. Hill.
SeriesLand resource study -- 29
ContributionsHill, I. D. 1939-
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18770047M
ISBN 100902409840

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Its land borders are with Benin to the west, Cameroon, and Chad to the east and Niger to the north. Nigeria's main ethnic groups are Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba. It is the most populous country in Africa and its economy is considered one of the fastest growing in the world. Nigeria is known for being the regional center of West Africa.

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Natural resources, institutions, and economic growth: the case of Nigeria (English) Abstract. Using growth regressions with panel data, this study identifies the determinants of economic growth, highlighting in particular the role of natural resources and institutional chickashacf.com: Anna Katharina Raggl. Nigeria has no shortage of arable land overall, but there is an extreme shortage of farmland in the most densely settled areas of the southeastern states and around Kano, Katsina, and Sokoto. This has forced large numbers of Igbo, Ibibio, and Hausa people to migrate to other parts of the country.


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