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Farmers' views on the management of irrigation schemes in Nigeria



Farmers' views on the management of irrigation schemes in Nigeria



ODI Irrigation Management Network Paper ( 31): 10-19



Most irrigation schemes in Nigeria are developed and managed by either the state or federal government. The government owns the water impounding and distribution structures while the farm lands could be owned by either the government or farmers. The government also provides support services such as land preparation, seeds, fertilizers and chemicals to farmers.

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