Monetary policies, Agricultural financing, deregulation, Rural banking, Agricultural credit


The paper focus on the government economic deregulation in Nigeria in 1986 which was discussed in sections. Section I of the paper reviews the trends in the agricultural finance sector before and during SAP. The perspectives of agricultural lending under deregulation is discussed ln section II. Section III analyses the formal and informal credit to agriculture, and section IV reviews the policy implications/solutions of deregulation under agricultural financing, while section V concludes the paper.

Author Bio

The author is a staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion






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