Agriculture is of great import to the development of the country’s economy. It is a way out to boost the economy and at the same time provide food and security for the growing population hence, its’ import cannot be over emphasized. Meeting the SGDs to end
poverty, hunger and malnutrition amongst others come the year 2030 requires a more productive agricultural sector The legal
frameworks for agriculture in Nigeria are numerous but unsustainable hence there is need for the National Assembly to enact a comprehensive legal framework that will enhance sustainable agricultural practice both for the present and future generations. It is recommended that this legal framework should be designed and implemented with the necessary political will and with the involvement of relevant stakeholders if economic activities, social equity and increased environmental health are to be achieved.
Keywords: Legal, Institutional, Sustainable, Agriculture