Agglomeration of Agro Industries and its Potential to Boost Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria

Aisha Lawal Ibrahim. 2017. Agglomeration of Agro Industries and its Potential to Boost Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 40. East Lansing: Michigan State University.

KEY FINDINGS

  • The post-harvest handling of agricultural produce is an important component of value chain development.
  • The best way to reap the benefits of agglomeration economies is through the geographical co-location of firms and enterprises, which is one of the reasons for the use of industrial clusters to promote agglomeration.
  • Abakaliki rice processing cluster has served as a great trendsetter for agro industrial clusters in Nigeria.

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