The January edition of Agro Nigeria Magazine for 2017, a monthly publication dedicated to fulfilling its role as the mouthpiece of agricultural news and information in Nigeria is out.

In this edition, our cover story delves into a major challenge plaguing the sector – finance. With a budget allocation of N92 billion, representing 1.26% of the entire budget for the year 2017, the government’s intent on relying on agriculture as the gate pass out of the present economic downturn is debatable.

Interestingly, with increased campaign for youth participation in agriculture, Tunde Akinmolayan a Columnist for the magazine, made this a subject of focus and believes unfavorable implementation of policies on the part of government has been the major culprit for low youth participation in Nigeria.

How much do you know about the benefits of cucumber? Experts say, it is a super food and the fourth most cultivated fruit crop in the world.

In our Agro-Feature, the health benefits and the business opportunity are explored for your reading pleasure. Furthermore, are you aware that goat-farming is one of the most lucrative businesses in Nigeria? Our in-depth report will provide you with the necessary information in this venture on our Agro Practice page.

To get these and more, subscribe now at https://agronigeria.com.ng/magazine-subscription to get your copy.