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Progress Report on the Implementation of the World Food Summit Plan of Action (Commitments Three, Four, Six and Related Sections of Seven).

By Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Title: Progress Report on the Implementation of the World Food Summit Plan of Action (Commitments Three, Four, Six and Related Sections of Seven).  
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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Language: English
Subject: United Nations., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. FAO agriculture series, Agriculture
Collections: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Collection
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Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; Digitizer: Fao

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Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations, F. A. (n.d.). Progress Report on the Implementation of the World Food Summit Plan of Action (Commitments Three, Four, Six and Related Sections of Seven).. Retrieved from http://netlibrary.net/


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Nutrition Reference Publication

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Electronic reproduction.

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Excerpt: SECTION II: PRIORITY PROBLEMS AND RELATED WORLD FOOD SUMMIT PLAN OF ACTION (POA) OBJECTIVES. The Food Security Situation in Nigeria. The period 1996 - 2000 witnessed a rising trend in agricultural output. The aggregate index of agriculture production rose by about 3.6, on the average during the period . All the sub-sectors of agricultural contributed to this increase. For instance, crops grew by about 3.7%, livestock 2.1%, fisheries by 6.1% and forestry by 1.2%. With respect to food, the main food crops of Nigeria are made up of cereals, roots and tubers and pulses. The diversity of the population, cultural and climate factors dictate the variety of crops and food forms produced and consumed in different parts of the country. Cereals constitute the major food items for most parts of Northern Nigeria while roots and tubers are mostly grown and consumed in the Southern part of the Country. The major cereals grown include maize, millet, sorghum and rice. The growth rates in production of cereals during the period vary among individual?s crops. On the average, output of cereals grew at 3.1% roots and tubers at 2.8% and pulses at 2.9%.

 

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