The Nexus between Malnutrition and Agricultural Subsector Outputs in Nigeria

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April 25, 2019 - Author:

Hephzibah Onyeje Obekpa, 2019. The Nexus between Malnutrition and Agricultural Subsector Outputs in Nigeria, Food Security Policy Research Brief 85, East Lansing: Michigan State University.

Key Findings

  • Agricultural subsectors outputs can reduce the rate of malnutrition in Nigeria by 35 percent.
  • Foreign direct investment had a negative effect on output.
  • An increase in labor in all agricultural subsectors will bring about a positive effect on the yield of all the subsectors.
  • Government’s public spending and foreign direct investment will boost the output of the livestock sector in Nigeria.

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Authors

Hephzibah Onyeje Obekpa

Hephzibah Onyeje Obekpa

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