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ABSTRACT Developing countries all over the world, Nigeria inclusive has suffered low profitability or losses in poultry egg farming during economic recession. Therefore this study examined the effects of post economic recession on profitability of small scale poultry egg farming in Ekiti State, Nigeria. This study adopted a Three-stage sampling... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0125
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
  ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to access the determinants of cocoa production under the new cocoa policies in Osun State, Nigeria. The cocoa policies reviewed were soil fertility, access to inputs, pest and diseases, access to credit, access to land and land management, access to information and they were examined to check if it has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0124
  • Pages:65
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Bread is an important staple food that does not require further processing before consumption. Despite the awareness created and efforts of government to ensure that quality bread are available for consumption of all, there are several routes through which bread is being contaminated. Problems such as accelerating bread production, unsafe... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0123
  • Pages:93
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study attempts to investigate the level of access, use and effectiveness of indigenous knowledge practices in controlling diseases and pest in sheep and goats among goat and sheep farmers in Ik~le Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Data were gathered through a questionnaire scheduled on a total of 90 goat and sheep farmers in lkole Ekiti.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0122
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research was undertaken to determine consumption preference between plant protein and animal protein sources by households in Nigeria, using Ekiti state as a case study and the variables that influenced the households' consumption preference between the two. The study methodology comprised a two stage sampling technique, which was... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0121
  • Pages:77
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study identified Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) and income generated from them, estimate the cost and return structure of non-wood forest products in the study area, describe the socio-economic characteristics of the rural people engaging in harvesting of non-wood forest products, investigate the constraint hindering rural people... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0120
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study attempts to investigate the level of awareness, access and effectiveness of information and communication technology (JCT) tools among arable crop farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Data were gathered through a questionnaire scheduled on a total of 90 arable crop farmers. The data were analysed using frequency, mean, standard... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0119
  • Pages:105
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT. The study dealt with the possibility of reducing dependence on food importation by replacing foreign products with locally sourced food products. Primary and secondary data were used to accomplish the objectives of the study. Primary data were collected using detail questionnaire . and focused group discussion and laboratory analysis. A... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0118
  • Pages:55
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The productivity analysis of cocoyam-based production in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state was investigated using 80 respondents from 4 villages ( Otunja. Isaba, Ilotin and Ijesha isu), farmers were interviewed from each area. Data was collected using structured questionnaires. Descriptive statistics, cost and returns analysis... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0117
  • Pages:64
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Land has been seen as the composition of all naturally occurring resources whose supply is inherently fixed while, fragmentation of land has been argued as the scattering of land through which single farm consist of numerous spatially separated plots.Past studies and literature has shown that fragmentation is common among small scale... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0116
  • Pages:76
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the determinants of credit acquisition in lkole local government area and its effect on their output. Specific objectives are to describe the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers, identified the sources of credit available to the farmers, i dentify problems that constrain farmers from... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0115
  • Pages:61
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select 120 respondents out of which 113 responded. The respondents were made up of 70 cocoa cooperators and 43 cocoa non-cooperators from five communities in the study area. A well designed questionnaire was used to collect data. The collected data were analyzed using frequency counts,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0114
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
The study assessed rural youth migration in Ovia north east local government area of Edo State. This study specifically described socio-economic characteristics of rural households obtained, information on migrant youth, examined the level of youth participation in agricultural and rural development activities and the effect of youth migration on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0113
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
The study assessed rural youth migration in Ovia north east local government area of Edo State. This study specifically described socio-economic characteristics of rural households obtained, information on migrant youth, examined the level of youth participation in agricultural and rural development activities and the effect of youth migration on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0112
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The research work examined the socio-economics determinant of multidimensional poverty among yam farmer. This study attempted to establish the multidimensional poverty among yam farmer on residents of Saki West local government area of Oyo state. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentage... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0111
  • Pages:43
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to assess the impact of Human Immuno-deficiency virus/Acquired Immuno-deficiency syndrome scourge on Farm labour productivity and welfare of infected and non infected farmers in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. A multistage selection involving purposive and stratified random sampling techniques was used in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0110
  • Pages:104
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The research work examined the socio-economics determinant of multidimensional poverty among yam farmer. This study attempted to establish the multidimensional poverty among yam farmer on residents of Saki West local government area of Oyo state. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentage... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0109
  • Pages:43
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to assess the impact of Human Immuno-deficiency virus/Acquired Immuno-deficiency syndrome scourge on Farm labour productivity and welfare of infected and non infected farmers in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. A multistage selection involving purposive and stratified random sampling techniques was used in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0108
  • Pages:104
  • Reference:YES
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  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0107
  • Pages:35
  • Reference:YES
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  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0106
  • Pages:35
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION The poultry industry is very important to the Nigerian economy because it provides a good source of animal protein in eggs and meat. Protein plays important roles in the formation of a balanced human diet which is essential for the good health, vigor and productivity capacity of the people (Abdullahi, Maqbool & Bukhsh, 2007).... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0105
  • Pages:20
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work was carried out about the comparative analysis of agricultural and industrial development in Nigeria economy. It wants to evaluate the contributions of the sectors to the economic development of Nigeria. Nigeria is predominantly an agricultural society. It is the source of raw materials for her industries and the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0104
  • Pages:100
  • Reference:YES
                                                                   ABSTRACT This study assesses the impact of agricultural policies and development on economic growth in Nigeria. The data used in this study was collecte d from secondary data which covers about 33 years. Unit root, ordinary least square and  c... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0103
  • Pages:75
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work was analysed the cost and returns of poultry egg production in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. Primary data was collected from 90 poultry egg farmers drawn from the study area by a simple random sampling technique. The data collected were analysed using descriptive, budgetary, regression analysis and likert... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0102
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
                                                                   ABSTRACT This study assesses the impact of agricultural policies and development on economic growth in Nigeria. The data used in this study was collecte d from secondary data which covers about 33 years. Unit root, ordinary least square and  c... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0101
  • Pages:75
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work was analysed the cost and returns of poultry egg production in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. Primary data was collected from 90 poultry egg farmers drawn from the study area by a simple random sampling technique. The data collected were analysed using descriptive, budgetary, regression analysis and likert... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0100
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study was primarily undertaken to examine the accessibility and utilization of ICT among cassava farmers in Uyo local government area. The specific objectives of the study were to identify the socio-economic characteristics of cassava farmers, examine the type of ICT tools available to Cassava farmers, examine the level of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0098
  • Pages:66
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study was primarily undertaken to examine the accessibility and utilization of ICT among cassava farmers in Uyo local government area. The specific objectives of the study were to identify the socio-economic characteristics of cassava farmers, examine the type of ICT tools available to Cassava farmers, examine the level of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0096
  • Pages:66
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Labour productivity and technical efficiency of farmers in tobacco and maize production in Zimbabwe were studied in Marondera District. Primary data were collected from 30 tobacco and maize A1 farmers selected using convenient sampling. Data analyses was done using the multiple linear regression and the Linear Programming approach to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0095
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The study assessed the perceived effects of climate change on food crops production in Oyo State. Multi stage sampling technique was used in selecting 120 respondents for the study. Primary data was collected through interview schedule and it was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Results reveal that majority... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0094
  • Pages:15
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Labour productivity and technical efficiency of farmers in tobacco and maize production in Zimbabwe were studied in Marondera District. Primary data were collected from 30 tobacco and maize A1 farmers selected using convenient sampling. Data analyses was done using the multiple linear regression and the Linear Programming approach to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0093
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The study assessed the perceived effects of climate change on food crops production in Oyo State. Multi stage sampling technique was used in selecting 120 respondents for the study. Primary data was collected through interview schedule and it was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Results reveal that majority... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0092
  • Pages:15
  • Reference:YES
This is a project proposal for people who want to involve in piggery.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0091
  • Pages:10
  • Reference:YES
This is a project proposal for people who want to involve in piggery.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0090
  • Pages:10
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This work evaluates the effects of climate change on cowpea production among small-scale farmers in this regard Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi state, Nigeria. The study had (4) research objectives and (4) research questions raised from the objectives. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select respondents from the study... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0089
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
The research observes that although rising government expenditure has relatively significant on economic growth. It has not translated to meaningful develop m ent as Nigeria still ranks among world's poorest counties. In an attempt to investigate the impact of government expenditure on economic growth, we adopted a dis-aggregated analysis using... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0088
  • Pages:15
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT In spite of increasing interest in income polarization among researchers in Nigeria, there is dearth literature on its existence among undergraduate students especially with the primary data. It is argued that a polarized income distribution among the students has the potential of breeding tension and social unrest, protest or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0087
  • Pages:40
  • Reference:YES
The results found in this study have implications for local Nigerian food producers, retailers, other participants of the food sector, and government food policy makers. In this thesis the demand analysis for onion, peppers, fresh okra and tomato in Nigeria was conducted using General Household Survey data collected by the World Bank and the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0086
  • Pages:145
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The insecticidal potential of Jatropha curcas seed oil against Callosobruchus maculatus on stored cowpea was evaluated under laboratory condition. The seed oil was applied at concentrations of 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, and 1.0ml/50g of cowpea seeds. An untreated control and solvent (petroleum spirit)-containing treatment were also included. Jatropha... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0085
  • Pages:57
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Agricultural credit is a practice of receiving loan with interest rates which is used to increase agricultural production. Agricultural credit now a day’s becomes a serious agenda in economic activities across the globe and it is one of the contributing factors for economic development; especially in the third world countries. It is a... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0084
  • Pages:94
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT In recent decades, the main and potential contribution of agriculture to economic growth has been a subject of much controversy among development economists. Assome contend that agricultural development is a pre—condition forindustrialization, others strongly object it and argue for a different path. Takingadvantage of ordinary least... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0083
  • Pages:34
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study analyses the determinants of household demand for maize in Iwo Adp zone of Osun State. The objectives of the study were to:- Analyse the determinants of demand for maize, determine the level of demand for maize and determine the income distribution of the household maize consumers in the area of study. A multi-stage sampling... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0082
  • Pages:31
  • Reference:YES
  Abstract: Agricultural extension contributes to improving the welfare of farmers and other stakeholders by providing access to knowledge and information. This has led to increasing emphasis on effective training strategies to develop extension staff competencies. The study therefore focused on identification of constraints and effective... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0081
  • Pages:19
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the participation of women in transformation of agricultural development programme of Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state, Nigeria. Data were collected from 60 respondents in the study area using structured questionnaire.The data were analyzed using simple descriptive statistics and regression analysis. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0080
  • Pages:60
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the costs and returns of vegetable crops production in Delta State, Nigeria. The objectives were to describe the socio-economic characteristic of vegetable crops farmers, identify the major vegetable crops cultivated and the production system adopted in the study area, examine the effect of socio-economic factors on... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0079
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This work evaluates the effects of climate change on cowpea production among small-scale farmers in this regard Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi state, Nigeria. The study had (4) research objectives and (4) research questions raised from the objectives. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select respondents from the study... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0078
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes production on the livelihood of Rural Farmers in Offa LGA of Kwara State was examined in this study. The study data was collected using a structured questionnaire, where (96) questionnaires were shared to the sampled respondents from eight (8) villages in the study area. Data collected were analyzed using... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0077
  • Pages:86
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT   The study was conducted on the effect of cassava-value addition on the income of small-scale farmers in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara-State, Nigeria. A total number of 120 respondents were sampled through multi-stage random sampling technique. Primary data were collected from the respondents with structured questionnaire. Data... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0076
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
TITLE:                       Perceived Effect of Gangsterism on Livelihood of Rural Farmers in Ikorodu NAME:                       ODUBELA OLUTOBI OLUSEYI MATRIC NO:             PG/16/0423 COLLEGE:                College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development DEPARTMENT... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0075
  • Pages:127
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the efficiency of resource use by maize farmers in the eastern agricultural zone of Kogi State, Nigeria. The objectives of the study are to describe the socio-economic characteristics of maize farmers, determine the input-output relationship of maize production, determine the resource-use efficiency in maize production,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0074
  • Pages:62
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study assessed the adoption of improved practices for cocoa farmers in Ekiti state Nigeria. A multistage sampling technique was employed to select one hundred and twenty (120) cocoa farmers. Data were collected through interview schedule with the use of stuctured questionnaire and analysed using inferential and descriptive statistics... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0073
  • Pages:82
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study assessed the extension service delivery on the value chain of plants in product in Ekiti State, Nigeria. It specifically examined the socio-economic characteristics of plantain farmers, marketers and consumers in the study area, the factors that determine the price of plantain in the study area, examined the factors that boost... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0072
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
The study analysed the economics of fish farming in selected local government areas of Taraba state, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to; (i) describe the socio-economic characteristics of fish farmers in the study area (ii), estimate the cost and returns of fish farming in the study area (iii), determine the relationship between input and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0071
  • Pages:72
  • Reference:YES
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This feasibility study on the establishment of a Poultry Farm is based on the Survey made by Ogah Innocent Ojiya and the business. Which will be wholly owned by him. The proposed name of the Poultry farm will be Vrabil Poultry Farm and will concentrate on sales of birds and its products. When the farm grows to maturity we shall... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0070
  • Pages:24
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work aimed at assessing how fish is handled after being harvested and how poor handling can translate to losses in the selected study are of Namasale landing site on Lake Kyoga in Amolatar district, Uganda. The study used as structured questionnaire to answer research questions, and achieve the aims of the research Chapter... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0069
  • Pages:57
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine the perception of Landmark University Agricultural Students about farming as a means of future livelihood. A total of 120 students were randomly selected from Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Landmark University, Omu Aran. Structured questionnaire was used to elicit information from them. Data... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0068
  • Pages:75
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the economic analysis of effects of pests and disease on small scale maize producers in Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo state. The objectives of this research work are to determine the socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, the cost and return of maize production and also the factors that influence... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0067
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This study examined farmers-pastoralists conflicts in Western Zone of Bauchi State. Seventy- five arable farmers and 75 pastoralists were randomly and purposively selected respectively, in addition to 50 extension agents. Data were collected using questionnaires and were analyzed using simple descriptive statistics, chi-square analysis... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0066
  • Pages:232
  • Reference:YES
This study was carried out to determine the effect of workplace conditions on employees’ job performance in Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. Stratified sampling techniques were used to select one hundred and thirty-nine (139) respondents through a structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0065
  • Pages:69
  • Reference:YES
Pepper are subjected to many problems such as weeds and diseases like tobacco mosaic virus, damping off, blossom end rot, spotted wilt phytophthora root rot, cucumber virus, bacterial spot, Alternaria leaf spot and of cause Cercospora leaf spot. Therefore this study was conducted to determine the effect of rice husk extract on leaf spot disease of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0064
  • Pages:34
  • Reference:YES
The selling of dairy products is widespread among the Fulani. The traditional pastoral sector is noted for the production and vending of milk is the most important economic preoccupation of the Fulani however, it faces many challenges in Nigeria. The study therefore, examined the profitability of cheese production among nomadic households in Ogun... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0063
  • Pages:12
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Nigeria is a mono-product economy, where the main export commodity is crude oil, changes in crude oil prices has effects for the Nigerian economy and, in particular, inclusive growth proxied by per capita GDP. The latter is mostly important due to the double dilemma of being an oil exporting and oil-importing country, a situation that... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0062
  • Pages:100
  • Reference:YES
INTRODUCTION The poultry industry is very important to the Nigerian economy because it provides a good source of animal protein in eggs and meat. Protein plays important roles in the formation of a balanced human diet which is essential for the good health, vigor and productivity capacity of the people (Abdullahi, Maqbool & Bukhsh, 2007).... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0061
  • Pages:20
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work was carried out about the comparative analysis of agricultural and industrial development in Nigeria economy. It wants to evaluate the contributions of the sectors to the economic development of Nigeria. Nigeria is predominantly an agricultural society. It is the source of raw materials for her industries and the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0060
  • Pages:100
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Problems from poultry facilities and waste products still remain a serious environmental problem confronting both the producers and consumers. This study examined the awareness and perception of poultry farmers about government policy on siting poultry farms in residential areas of Ibadan metropolis. One hundred and sixty respondents were... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0059
  • Pages:42
  • Reference:YES
Increasing the productivity of maize-based cropping systems has strategic importance for food security and socio-economic stability. This study assessed the impact on adoption of improved maize varieties on farmers‟ livelihood in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. The study examined the socio-economic characteristics of the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0058
  • Pages:68
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The research experiment was conducted at the Institute of Agricultural Research Greenhouse, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The treatments used were USG @ 45,08KgN/ha, USG @ 72.22KgN/ha, USG @ 117.30KgN/ha and PU @ 117.30KgN/ha, LCC at critical level and control (without amendment) laid out in a Completely Randomized Design... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0057
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examined the economic analysis of effects of pests and disease on small scale maize producers in Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo state. The objectives of this research work are to determine the socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, the cost and return of maize production and also the factors that influence... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0056
  • Pages:44
  • Reference:YES
TABLE OF CONTENT Title page--       --           --           --           --           --           --           --           --           --           i Declaration page--        --           --           --           --... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0055
  • Pages:54
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study was aimed at examining the profitability analysis of cashew production in anpka local government area of kogi state, Nigeria. It involves the collection of primary data from a sample of 110 cashew farmers in the study area. The analysis of data was done through a combination of descriptive statistics, gross margin analysis and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0054
  • Pages:45
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT   Yellow cassava is an excellent source of -carotene and energy and it is known to show a delay in the onset off post-harvest deterioration which can be helpful in the acceptance of the crop for both farmers and consumers. The study examined economics of yellow root cassava (Vitamin A biofortified) production in Oriire local Government... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0053
  • Pages:63
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT This research work was carried out about the comparative analysis of agricultural and industrial development in Nigeria economy. It wants to evaluate the contributions of the sectors to the economic development of Nigeria. Nigeria is predominantly an agricultural society. It is the source of raw materials for her industries and the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0052
  • Pages:100
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT In spite of increasing interest in income polarization among researchers in Nigeria, there is dearth literature on its existence among undergraduate students especially with the primary data. It is argued that a polarized income distribution among the students has the potential of breeding tension and social unrest, protest or... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0051
  • Pages:40
  • Reference:YES
Abstract: The study was carried out in Ondo States, Nigeria to assess the willingness of farmers to pay for Agricultural extension services. Specifically, it ascertained the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers, ascertained farmers sources of information on agricultural innovation and the attitude of farmers towards paying for... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0050
  • Pages:10
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examines the determinants of agricultural output based on the empirical evidence of the short-run and long-run interrelationships among capital expenditure on agriculture, inflation rate, external reserve, interest rate, average annual rainfall and food importation using agricultural output as dependent variable. Macroeconomics... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0049
  • Pages:47
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study analyzed yam marketing inIkwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. The specific objectiveswere to TABLE OF CONTENT Title page i Abstract ix CHAPTER ONE :INTRODUCTION 1.1Background Information 1 1.2 Problem Statement 4 1.3 Objectives ofthe Study 6 1.4 ResearchHypotheses 6 1.5 Justificationof the Study 6 CHAPTERTWO 2.0... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0048
  • Pages:50
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Utilization of improved cocoyam production technologies among women in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria was studied in 2014. The specific objectives of the study were to; describe the socio-economic characteristics of the women, identifying their source(s) of information, assess their level of utilization and identify... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0047
  • Pages:49
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Broiler production is carried out under different production systems and different production systems imply variations in cost of inputs and returns. This study looked at the cost implications of raising broilers under different production systems as well as constraints faced by the farmers. The study was conducted in Edo State of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0046
  • Pages:80
  • Reference:YES
The study analyzed the marketing of pineapple in Edo State. The specific objectives of the study include; to examine the cost,returns, daily sales and profitability of pine apple marketing along the examination of price variation and socio- economic characteristics of pineapple marketers. Table of contents: introduction, literature review,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0045
  • Pages:427
  • Reference:YES
Gender access to land in peri-urban areas. which includes how male and female acquires land for agricultural practices. Introduction, Background, Objective of study, Hypothesis and literature review.... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0044
  • Pages:70
  • Reference:YES
Abstract The study examines the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria from 1980 to 2014. Agriculture played a dominant role in the economic growth of the country, providing employment opportunity, raw materials for industries and providing foreign exchange earnings for the country. Though little emphasis was placed on agricultural... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0043
  • Pages:31
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study assessed the role of middlemen in the marketing of paddy rice in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue state. Simple random technique was used to select respondents. 140 copies of questionnaire were administered with the aim of reaching out to 70 rice farmers and 70 middlemen in the four major markets of study area. Frequency... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0042
  • Pages:79
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Food-security and sustainability is a serious global concern in the recent times. Many indigenous food crops of Africa which promises to ameliorate nutritional food insecurities are presently neglected and under-utilized. African yam bean (AYB) is one of such crop with tremendous nutritional potentials. The poor awareness about the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0041
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
Abstract Food-security and sustainability is a serious global concern in the recent times. Many indigenous food crops of Africa which promises to ameliorate nutritional food insecurities are presently neglected and under-utilized. African yam bean (AYB) is one of such crop with tremendous nutritional potentials. The poor awareness about the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0040
  • Pages:56
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Food security has become an issue of global concern in recent times. Nigeria with her huge endowed natural and human resources is not spared. In Nigeria, food accounts for a larger and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0039
  • Pages:185
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:chi-square
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT The study examines the impact of agricultural output on per capita income in Nigeria, Using data covering the period 1980 to 2010, econometric tools were brought to bear in estimating the purported relationships. Following previous methodology, per capita income... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0038
  • Pages:48
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Ordinary Least Square
  • Reference:YES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Food security has become an issue of global concern in recent times. Nigeria with her huge endowed natural and human resources is not spared. In Nigeria, food accounts for a larger and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0037
  • Pages:166
  • Chapters:5
  • Methodology:Chi Square
  • Reference:YES
ABSTRACT Agriculture is a key part of DFID’s efforts to reduce global poverty and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. It extends into many other areas of development policy and complements our work on issues such as fisheries, forestry, food security, social protection, governance and trade. Building on our understanding of livelihoods... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0036
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Lack of access to credit has negatively affected poor farmers and rural dwellers for many years. Rural people need credit to allow investment in their farms and small businesses, to smooth consumption and to reduce their vulnerability to weather and economic shocks. Because they have little access to formal financing institutions, poor... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0035
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page--------ii Certification--------iii Dedication--------iv Acknowledgement-------v Table of Content-------vi List of Tables--------vii... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0034
  • Pages:60
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENT Page Title page--------ii Certification--------iii Dedication--------iv Acknowledgement-------v Table of contents-------vi List of Tables-------viii Abstract --------ix CHAPTER ONE Introduction------1 Unsafe food marketing and its economic implication in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0033
  • Pages:149
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Despite the existence of relevant information to increase Agricultural Productivity, many farmers are yet to receive such information due to the limited number of extension workers, particularly in developing nations like Nigeria. Hence, this study was carried out to assess extension workers and practice of extension principles in Edo and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0032
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT’ This research was designed to access the Profitability and Technical Efficiency Analysis of Rice Production in Esan Central and North East Local Government Areas of Edo State with a specific objective of examine the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers, determine the profitability of rice in the stud area. The study used... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0031
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT A nations’ capacity for industrialization and employment depends on her improvement in level of production enhanced by available information. This is necessary for promoting entrepreneurship in agricultural transformation agenda for food security and poverty alleviation in Nigeria. This study assessed the value chain information sources... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0030
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study examined the effect of flood disaster on the socio-economic characteristics or cassava farmers in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. Simple random sampling procedure was used to select 100 respondent from four communities. A well structured interview schedule was used to obtain data. Descriptive statistics, and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0029
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study focused on poverty alleviation among plantain and banana farmers in Ovia South North East Local Government Area of Edo State. It answered the following questions (i) what is the socio-economic characteristics of plantain and banana,(ii) what is the perception of farmers on the profitability of plantain and banana production in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0028
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study examined economics of post harvest food losses involving three (3) varieties of leafy vegetables namely: Telfaria(Ugu leaf), Amaranthus(Green leaf ) and Pterocarpus(Oha leaf) in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. A random sampling technique was used to collect data on vegetable marketers’ socio-economic... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0027
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined the profitability and efficiency of catfish production in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. Purposive random sampling technique was used to sample 60 catfish farmers from whom the primary data used were collected with the aid of structured questionnaire. The data were analysed using... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0026
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study examined the impact of the adoption of early maize technology on productivity and food security status of farmers in Gwagwalada and Kuje area council of FCT Abuja. The study examined the rate of adoption of early maize varieties, determine the economic efficiency of the farmers that adopted early maize varieties in the study... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0025
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Estimation of rainfall for a desired return period is one of the pre-requisites for any design purpose at a particular site, which can be achieved by probabilistic approach. This study is aimed at using the statistical parameters of long-term observed rainfall data to generate monthly rainfall depth and estimate rainfall values at... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0024
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT  The study determined the economics of oil palm seedlings production in Edo South Senatorial district, Edo State.  The specific objective was to examine the socio-economic characteristics of the oil palm seedlings producers, identify the methods adopted in raising oil palm seedlings in the study area, to estimate this cost and returns... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0023
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1. Background of the Study  In Nigeria, vegetable crops are produced in different agro-ecological zones through commercial as well as small scale farmers both as a source of income as well as food. However, the type is limited to few crops and production is concentrated to some pocket areas. In spite of this, the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0022
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY  Cashew, known as  Anacardium occidental  is a native of Brazil and was introduced to Mozambique and then India in the sixteenth century by the Portuguese, as a means of controlling coastal erosion. It was spread within these countries with the aid of elephants that ate the bright... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0021
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY  In Nigeria, agriculture has remained the largest sector of the economy. It generates employment for about 70% of the population and contributes about 40% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) with crop accounting for 80%, livestock 13%, forestry 3% and fishery 4%. Agriculture accounts for... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0020
  • Pages:67
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION: 1.1 RESEARCH BACKGROUND: After harvest, agro raw materials are normally handled, transported, dried, stored and further processed into food, feed and fiber. In some basic post harvest activities, separation processes such as sorting, grading and cleaning are involved. In mechanized operations, these post harvest... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0019
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the Study                                                                                                     Agriculture is one of the most important sector of the Nigerian economy which accounts for about 42%... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0018
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
  ANALYSIS OF LABOR USE AND FOOD SECURITY AMONG RURAL MAIZE FARMERS IN ODEDE LGA, OGUN STATE. ABSTRACT The study examined the Analysis of labor use and food security among rural maize farmers in odede lga, ogun state. More specifically, the study sought to assess the labor use and food security among farmers. The study consist of all farmers in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0017
  • Pages:64
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This project work centered on the economic analysis of snail production in Uhunmwode Local Government Area, Edo State and  how snail production have been more effective and efficient in productivities activities within and outside the Uhunmwode Community in Edo State. Chapter one will focus on the introduction of the study, objectives... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0016
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page Approval page Dedication Acknowledgement Table of contents Abstract Preface Proposal CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of problems 1.3 Objectives of the study 1.4 Significance of the study 1.5 Scope and limitations of study 1.6 Hypothesis of the study 1.7 Brief history of the Union... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0015
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – – – Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – – Abstract – – – – – – – – – – Table of content –... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0014
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – – – Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – – Abstract – – – – – – – – – – Table of Content –... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0013
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY Environmental degradation has become important global issues since the 1970s, when the world countries and international community became aware of the negative consequences of over-exploitation of the human environment. Environmental degradation in most rural areas in Nigeria has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0012
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Modern form of Co-operative leaves their origin in the tension and opportunities created by industrialization and urbanization in the nineteenth Century in Europe. Much of the early interested in co-operative structure seemed from deep regards to the social consequence of industrial capitalism, critics of the new order not simply a... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0011
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The researcher investigated the management problems and solutions of farmers cooperative societies in Onitsha north local government area. The population of the study was the registered farmers cooperative societies were systematically selected from the six registered societies in the Onitsha axis in such a way that for every three... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0010
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Cassava was introduced into Central Africa from South America in the 16th century by the early Portuguese Explorers (Ohadike, 2007). It was probably the incapacitated slaves who introduced the cassava crop into southern Nigeria as they returned to the country from South America. Cassava however,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0009
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Nigeria has substantial economic potential in its‟ agricultural sector. However, despite the importance of agriculture in terms of employment creation, its potential for contributing to economic growth is far from being fully exploited (USAID, 2005). The agricultural sector has been the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0008
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Broiler production is carried out under different production systems and different production systems imply variations in cost of inputs and returns. This study looked at the cost implications of raising broilers under different production systems as well as constraints faced by the farmers. The study was conducted in Edo State of... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0007
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study assesses the impact of agricultural policies and development on economic growth in Nigeria. The data used in this study was collected from secondary data which covers about 33 years. Unit root, ordinary least square and co-integration estimating technique of data analysis was used in evaluating the secondary data. GDP was used... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0006
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
INTRODUCTION The study was conducted at Bahi District to assess contribution of paddy production toward annual household income among smallholder paddy producer. The study had three specific objectives, to determine level of paddy production at Bahi district, to determine household income earned from paddy and other sources and to analyse factors... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0005
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Climatic change is one of the greatest environmental issues of our time. There is a general consensus among scientists, economists and policy makers that the entire globe is facing a real and serious long term threat from climatic change (Obioha, 2009; Hanseur, Baethgeri, Osgood, Ceceato, et al,... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0004
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of study Agriculture is the main stay of the economy of most countries the world over – providing food, employment, income, revenue, improving the countries’ balance of payment etc (Baffour-Awuah, 1987). In 1987, the World Commission on Environment and Development ( WCED ) drew attention to the immersed... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0003
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to determine the role of agriculture in economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria. The data used were collected from the statistical bulletin of the Central Bank of Nigeria and World Bank’s development indicators, and covered the period of 33 years ranging from 1981 to 2014. Multiple regression was... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0002
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Over the years, Agriculture has proved to be the strongest means of livelihood all over the world. The produce from agriculture has been immense and the growth has been steadily upward in the developed countries. Developed countries has given adept attention to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:AEE0001
  • Pages:54
  • Chapters:5