The failure of Nigerian policies on palm oil

Sani, Shehu and Mohd Afandi, Salleh and Abdullahi Ayoade, Ahmad (2020) The failure of Nigerian policies on palm oil. In: International Conference on Law and Globalisation 2020, 07-08 Nov 2020, UNISZA.

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The oil palm tree was originally found in the West African tropical forest; it has been cultivated for over 8,000 years for food use in Africa. The emergence of palm oil trade started during the British Industrial Revolution, whereby it was used for machines lubrication. Before the 14th century, Nigeria was among the few places where the fruit was first discovered. Palm oil serves as the one of the major vegetable oils produced in the world, generating almost 60% of international trade in vegetable oils. In 1960s, Nigeria became the major palm oil producing and exporting country in the world, but the production completely failed as a result of government policies failure to address the issues, while the domestic consumption has increased. The main objective of this paper, showcases the failure of Nigerian policies on palm oil, the paper used qualitative method, it applied document analysis and semi-structured interview, and used inductive thematic analysis to analyse the interview with the help of Atlas ti software, the finds of the paper are the failed Nigerian policies on palm oil.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oil Palm, Palm Oil, Failed Nigerian Policies on palm oil
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Faculty of Law & International Relations
Depositing User: Muhammad Akmal Azhar
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2020 07:12
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2020 07:12

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