Products’ Quality Preservation and Agricultural Transformation in Nigeria
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 3, Issue 5-1, September 2015, Pages: 35-40
Received: Jul. 18, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 20, 2015; Published: Oct. 12, 2015
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Essien, B. A, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
Essien, J. B., Department of Basic Sciences, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
Bello R. S., Department of Agriculture & Bio-Environmental Engineering, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
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Abstract
This paper discussed mechanics of agricultural product deterioration and preservation technologies in the in the era of agricultural transformation in Nigeria from the agribusiness perspective. It also focused on the measures of promoting appropriate preservation technologies in the rural areas in order to reduce product losses. The paper concluded that adoption of simple, effective and appropriate preservation technologies, government involvement in establishing more agro-processing centers/storage facilities and provision of micro credit facilities in the rural areas would ensure food security in Nigeria.
Keywords
Transformation, Food Security, Agri-Business, Technologies, Preservation, Products
To cite this article
Essien, B. A, Essien, J. B., Bello R. S., Products’ Quality Preservation and Agricultural Transformation in Nigeria, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue:Sustainable Entrepreneurial Developments in Agribusiness. Vol. 3, No. 5-1, 2015, pp. 35-40. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030501.18
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