Prospects and Challenges of Managing Clusters as Entrepreneurship Development Interventions for Sustainable Development in Nigeria: A Discourse Analysis

  • Lukman Raimi
  • Morufu Oladimeji Shokunbi
  • Stephen Bolaji Peluola
Part of the Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa book series (PSSBA)


The purpose of this chapter is to explore the prospects and challenges of managing clusters as entrepreneurship interventions for sustainable development in Nigeria. The chapter adopts a discourse analysis, while sourcing the required data from scholarly works, policy documents and Internet resources. The generated data were subjected to content analysis. It was found that clusters development has the prospect of strengthening Nigeria’s food industry, by making it strong enough to produce semi-finished and finished products. The food clusters afford interaction and collaboration among farmers, food processing companies and other stakeholders. While the findings need to be strengthened with quantitative research and an empirical approach, the chapter underscores the need for deliberate development of the food clusters in the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lukman Raimi
    • 1
  • Morufu Oladimeji Shokunbi
    • 1
  • Stephen Bolaji Peluola
    • 1
  1. 1.Yaba College of TechnologyYabaNigeria

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