publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Food Security in Nigeria: An Examination of Food Availability and Accessibility in Nigeria

Chimaobi Valentine Okolo; Chizoba Obidigbo;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Aug 2015
As a basic physiology need, threat to sufficient food production is threat to human survival. Food security has been an issue that has gained global concern. This paper looks at the food security in Nigeria by assessing the availability of food and accessibility of the available food. The paper employed multiple linear regression technique and graphic trends of growth rates of relevant variables to show the situation of food security in Nigeria. Results of the tests revealed that population growth rate was higher than the growth rate of food availability in Nigeria for the earlier period of the study. Commercial bank credit to agricultural sector, foreign exchan...
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiologyhealth care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Food security, food availability and food accessibility., food availability and food accessibility.
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