Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Agricultural Development, Government, Capital Investment Project, Farmer, Nigeria


The basic objective of this paper was to review the main achievements of the ACGS and analyze the major constraints on its operations during the first five years of its implementation. The paper is organised into four sections. A summary of the objectives of the ACGS is presented in Section l while in Section 11, an analysis of its main achievements between 1978 and 1982 is undertaken. Section III contains a discussion of some of the major constraints on the operations of the Scheme while Section IV concludes the paper.

Author Bio

The authors are Deputy Director and Senior Economist respectively of the Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Ojo, M. O. and Akanji, O. O. (1983). A Preliminary Assessment of the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme in Nigeria. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 21(3), 5-15.



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