Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Nigeria
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize and Wheat
Date
01/11/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government support
Description
Introduced a number of structural and transparency measures to strengthen further the implementation of the Growth Enhancement Scheme, under which rice, wheat, maize and groundnut farmers are eligible for support. The new policies include increasing government participation in the redemption of claims, introducing fertilizer stock tracking, and the adoption of a single commodity value chain based on comparative advantage.