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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
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
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page--------ii Certification--------iii Dedication--------iv Acknowledgement-------v Table of Content-------vi List of Tables--------vii... Continue Reading
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
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  • ID:AEE0033
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
  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
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
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
TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – – – Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – – Abstract – – – – – – – – – – Table of content –... Continue Reading
TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – – – Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – – Abstract – – – – – – – – – – Table of Content –... Continue Reading
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
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