Impact of Food Security Initiative on Sustainable Development in North Eastern Nigeria

  • Sadeeq Garba Abubakar Department of Business Administration and Management, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria
  • Yusuf Ova Mutalib Department of Accountancy, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria
  • Muhammad Zia-Ul-Rahman Abubakar Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State Nigeria
Keywords: Food Security, Sustainability, Availability, Adequacy and Accessibility

Abstract

Can human being survive without food? No doubt, food is life; hence, food has become an instrument of national power. It is within that imperatival need for food that this paper takes a cursory look at the issue in all its ramifications. The paper with a comprehensive review of food security initiative on sustainable development in North Eastern Nigeria (Sponsored by TETFUND). The results of this study may indicate positive and significant relationship between food security elements: Availability, Accessibility, Adequacy and sustainable to access to food with sustainable development. The study used primary source of data collection through the administration of questionnaires among various government agencies, corporate organizations, Non- governmental, buyers as well as sellers within the North Eastern Nigeria. Various statistics tools to include descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and regression analysis were used to analyze the data.  The study recommends that stake holders, government authorities’ should on promoting food security in order to achieve sustainable development. Donor agencies should channel resources in ensuring food security for sustainable development in developing countries especially in Nigerian and in particular the North Eastern part. Moreover, increased productivity should be directed towards keeping pace with the growing population and through improvement in technology, there would be sufficient food available in the country

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Author Biographies

Sadeeq Garba Abubakar , Department of Business Administration and Management, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria

Department of Business Administration and Management,  Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria

Yusuf Ova Mutalib, Department of Accountancy, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria

Department of Accountancy,  Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria

Muhammad Zia-Ul-Rahman Abubakar , Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State Nigeria

Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State Nigeria

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Published
2019-06-30
How to Cite
Garba Abubakar , S., Ova Mutalib, Y., & Zia-Ul-Rahman Abubakar , M. (2019). Impact of Food Security Initiative on Sustainable Development in North Eastern Nigeria . Review of Politics and Public Policy in Emerging Economies, 1(1), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.26710/rope.v1i1.1126