Countrystat Technical Working Meeting, 5 - 6 August, 2014


The meeting was attended by participants drawn from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, National Bureau of Statistics, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Customs Service, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services and FAO.

Main outcomes of the meeting include: validation of crop data for 2011-2012; fertilizer import data for 2009 - 2012; seed production data for 2010 - 2013, Livestock estimates for 2011 - 2013; etc.

 The meeting equally made very valuable recommendations on how the government can encourage the production of reliable agricultural data in a sustainable manner.