Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Economic, Environmental Issues, Food Security, Nigeria


Nigeria has made many policies toward improving the contribution of the agricultural sector in the economy; however, there is a need to fine-tune some of the policies, particularly regarding food security.

There is a need for systemic intervention in the transformation of the agricultural sector including the modernisation/formalisation of the informal sector. T

Therefore, this paper sets out to, among others, investigate the state of food security in Nigeria, especially in relation to the current socio-economic and environmental issues affecting agricultural productivity, and then proffers some policy analytical models and recommendations for ensuring food security in the country.

Author Bio

The authors Prof. Isaiah O. Olurinola and Evans Osabuohien are of the Department of Economics and Development Studies & Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR), Covenant University, Ota Nigeria.

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Recommended Citation

Isaiah, O. O. & Evans, O. (2021). Socio-Economic and Environmental Issues: Implications for Food Security in Nigeria. Economic and Financial Review. 59(4), 197-219.



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