Agriculture – Marketing Board

Economics SSS 1 Third Term


Agriculture – Marketing Board  

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of marketing board
  2. Identify the problems of marketing boards
  3. Highlight some government agricultural reform programs


Marketing of agricultural commodities

The marketing of agricultural produce has been the responsibility of the marketing boards. A marketing board may be defined as a public corporation charged with the responsibility of assisting farmers in purchasing, grading and marketing of various agricultural commodities in the country.

Functions of marketing boards

  1. Purchase of produce: the marketing boards were responsible for the purchase of all farm produce from the farmers. By so doing they create ready markets for the farmers
  2. Revenue generation: lots.... View More

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