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  • 381. EFFECTIVENESS OF TAX INCENTIVES ON SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISE IN AKWA IBO...

    » ABSTRACT The study considered the effectiveness of tax incentives on small and medium scale enterprise in Akwa Ibom State. The specific objectives were to examine socio economic characteristics of small and medium scale enterprise owners, to identify the awareness level of tax payers of tax incentives available in the study area, identify the various incentives available and to determine the effec...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  12 engagements | 

  • 382. AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE AND FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINAB...

    » Abstract: Nigeria used to boast of high surplus in agricultural trade and food self sufficiency, especially in the 1960s. Today, Nigeria has lost the leading position it once occupied as it is now a major importer of food and agricultural commodities. Nigeria now spends billions of naira on importation of food and agricultural products. This situation is paradoxical as Nigeria is well endowed with...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 383. IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ON RURAL WELFARE IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT Increase in agricultural production is essential for agricultural development since it enhances profitability and income which leads to welfare improvements. In Nigeria agricultural production and rural welfare have worsened over the years. Adequate information on the link between agricultural production and rural welfare in Nigeria is expected to better inform policy makers on implementa...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  16 engagements | 

  • 384. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF PURSE SEINE AND DRIFT GILL TECHNOLOGI...

    » ABSTRACT This study compares the performance of two predominantly employed marine fishing technologies (purse seine and drift gill net) along the coastal stretch of central region in Ghana. Against this backdrop, productivity and technical efficiency differentials of the purse seine and drift gill net technologies is assessed. Factors delimitating fishers from achieving the maximum attainable outp...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 385. ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY OF MANGO PRODUCTION IN THE YILO KROBO MUNICIPALITY IN THE EA...

    » ABSTRACT Mango has been the major cash crop grown by farmers in the Yilo Krobo Municipality. The productivity of this crop has been persistently low despite various private and public sector interventions....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  19 engagements | 

  • 386. VULNERABILITY OF SMALL HOLDER MAIZE FARMING HOUSEHOLDS TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY IN...

    » ABSTRACT Climate change and variability is one of the great challenges facing farming households in Ghana. The main objective of this study is to assess the vulnerability of smallholder maize farming households to climate variability in the Eastern region. Specifically, the study investigates the vulnerability of households to climate variability, the determinants of households’ livelihood v...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 387. MODAL FAKM FIANS FOR TOBACCO FARMERS IN EJUKA AND WENCHI

    » INTRODUCTION The first section of this chapter states the objectives an4 the procedure adopted for the study and gives reasons for choosing the Ejura and Wenchi areas for the study and centering it around tobaccoo This is followed by brief discussions of the geography of the two areas and the characteristics of the tobacco farmers. Agriculture in the two areas is then discussed and some of the bot...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  24 engagements | 

  • 388. FISH CONSUMPTION BEHAVIOR OF LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN URBAN AREAS OF GREATER ACC...

    » ABSTRACT The study set out to assess the fish consumption behavior of low income households residing in urban areas of Greater Accra and Northern regions of Ghana. The study examined the factors influencing household preferences for fish products (fresh, processed fish or both) and also analyzed socio economic and geographic factors affecting household income allocation decisions. The study employ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  25 engagements | 

  • 389. ADOPTION OF OYSTER MUSHROOM PRODUCTION AMONG BENEFICIARIES OF THE PROMUSH PROJEC...

    » ABSTRACT Mushroom farming is being promoted by governments, national and other international development organisations to reduce rural and urban poverty, creating employment and improving food security. The main objective of this study was to assess the adoption of oyster mushroom farming among beneficiaries of the PROMUSH Project implemented by the Adentan Municipal Assembly in 2015. Specifically...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 390. SMALLHOLDER FARMERS’ ADAPTIVE CAPACITY AND CHOICE OF ADAPTATION STRATEGIES AGA...

    » ABSTRACT Understanding smallholder farmers’ behaviour in terms of adaptation to weather risks provides the means to design policies that will help farmers address weather risks and have an effective impact on farmers’ livelihoods. This study is undertaken with this perspective by analysing how smallholder farmers’ adaptive capacity affects their choice of adaptation strategies to...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  22 engagements | 

  • 391. THE ADOPTION OF THE PAVE IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY PIT AND FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF SM...

    » ABSTRACT The prevalence of climatic events, such as drought and floods in northern Ghana has contributed significantly to food shortages in the area. This prompted the need for appropriate alternatives to enhance food production and improve rural livelihoods. The PAVE Irrigation Technology (PIT) is rainwater harvesting technology being promoted by Conservation Alliance (CA), International Fertiliz...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  16 engagements | 

  • 392. A STUDY OF THE PROFITABILITY OF MUSHROOM CULTIVATION IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION...

    » ABSTRACT This study examines the extent to which farmers trained by the Food Research Institute have taken up mushroom farming and also determines the profitability of mushroom production. Specifically, the study describes trends in the levels of mushroom production since 1995, the rate of adoption and dis adoption of mushroom farming by trainees, the profitability of mushroom cultivation and iden...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  18 engagements | 

  • 393. SOCIO-ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF ANIMAL TRYPANOSOMOSIS CONTROL IN THE NORTHERN REGIO...

    » ABSTRACT The Northern Region of Ghana is important agriculturally and contributes significantly to the livestock sub sector. Livestock production in the region is, however, bedevilled with many constraints such as animal diseases and inadequate feed and water for livestock during the dry season. Among animal diseases, trypanosomosis is identified as the most important constraint and the sustainabi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  20 engagements | 

  • 394. ANALYSIS OF VALUE ADDED CASSAVA-BASED PRODUCTS AND PROFITABILITY OF HIGH QUALITY...

    » ABSTRACT The aim o f this study among others, was to analyse the value additions o f three cassavabased products namely, High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF), gari and kokonte and to determine the profitability o f HQCF bakery products in Atebubu. A value added analysis was used to determine the profitablity o f the three cassava based products. Three profitability measures were used to determine the...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  20 engagements | 

  • 395. IMPACT OF FADAMA- II PROJECT ON INCOME INEQUALITY AND POVERTY REDUCTION OF RURAL...

    » ABSTRACT Efforts to reduce rural inequality and poverty in Nigeria have no appreciable impact partly due to their supply driven approach. In recent times emphasis is shifting to demand driven approach through Community Driven Development (CDD) projects with focus on bottom up development. Fadama II (2004 and 2009), one of the CDD projects invested mainly in agricultural assets to increase the inco...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  12 engagements | 

  • 396. PLANTAIN VALUE CHAIN MAPPING IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA

    » Abstract Understanding relationships, opportunities and bottlenecks in a commodity value chain is crucial to the determination of the contribution of a commodity to economic development. The objective of the study was to Map Plantain Value Chain in order to identify the key players, their roles, value added along the chain as well as constraints. Personal Interview and Focus group discussions were...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 397. CONTRACT FARMING AND RICE QUALITY UPGRADING: ASSESSING SMALLHOLDER FARMERS’ MO...

    » ABSTRACT Contract farming is emerging as a promising way to upgrade domestic rice quality in Togo. The Non Government Organisation ‘Entreprise Territoir et Développement’ (ETD) has started promoting a kind of contract farming scheme called ’Entreprise de Service et Organisation de Producteurs’ (ESOP) in the country. The rewards from contract farming could be substant...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  14 engagements | 

  • 398. IMPACT OF ROOT AND TUBER EXPANSION PROGRAMME TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION ON POVERTY AND ...

    » ABSTRACT Adoption of yield increasing technologies among farming households is one way of reducing poverty and food insecurity. In Nigeria, Root and Tuber Expansion Programme (RTEP) was implemented to develop improved technology of root and tuber crops. However, the impact of RTEP technology on poverty and food security has not been fully established....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 399. EFFECTS OF SOCIAL CAPITAL AND MICROCREDIT ON PROFITABILITY OF GRAIN TRADERS IN S...

    » ABSTRACT Grain marketing requires considerable investment of fund but traders are often plagued with inadequate capital to run their enterprises. The inadequacy of fund prevents traders from expanding their businesses resulting in low profit margin. However, social capital is increasingly recognised as a bridge for the gap in credit availability which can help in business expansion and profitabili...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  26 engagements | 

  • 400. GENDER DIMENSION OF SOCIAL CAPITAL AND ITS EFFECTS ON RURAL HOUSEHOLD WELFARE IN...

    » ABSTRACT Social capital is trust and willingness to live by the norms of one’s associates. This household welfare asset has the potential to break the poverty cycle. However, there is little evidence on gender sensitivity of the effect of social capital on welfare status in Nigeria. Hence, gender dimension of social capital and its effects on rural household welfare in Osun and Ondo states, ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

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