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  • 41. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMEN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Agriculture is concerned with the husbandry of crops and animals for food and other purposes. It is the foundation upon which the development of stable human communities, such as rural and urban communities has depended on in many parts of the world. The study of economic history provides us with ample evidence that an agricultural revolution is...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 42. ADAPTATION STRATEGIES TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS

    » CHAPTER ONE 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% of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and over 70% of non oil exports. It provides over 80% of the food needs of the country. About 70% of Nigerians live in rural area, and 90% of these are engaged in agriculture. This implies that ...Continue Reading »

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  • 43. THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURE CREDIT GUARANTEE SCHEME FUND IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGR...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION In Enugu state most inhabitants survive through agriculture and their main occupation is subsistence farming which attract the interest of may cooperative societies both old and new ones. Agriculture plays a very central role in the economic development of Nigeria like offering of employment to more than 65% of the working population account for more than 70% of non oil ex...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  87 engagements | 

  • 44. THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF PINEAPPLE PRODUCTION

    » ABSTRACT This study analyses farmers‟ overall efficiency in Pineapple production in Edo State, Nigeria. Data were collected through structured questionnaire administered on 175 Pineapple farmers selected using a multi stage sampling technique and analyzed using descriptive statistics and the stochastic frontier production and cost function models The results showed that 76.0 percent of pineapple...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  97 engagements | 

  • 45. ANALYSIS OF PROFITABILITY AND RESOURCE USE EFFICIENCY IN CASSAVA FARMING IN BENU...

    » 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, did not gain importance in the country until the e...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  89 engagements | 

  • 46. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF IRRIGATED RICE PRODUCTION IN KURA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Rice has been an important food for most people in sub Saharan Africa particularly West Africa where the consumption of cereals mainly sorghum and millet has decreased while that of rice has increased as a result of shift in consumers’ preference, urbanization and increase in population. Rice is notably palatable and can digest easily ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  161 engagements | 

  • 47. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF MAIZE PRODUCTION IN SOBA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA ST...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Maize is a cereal crop grown in various agro ecological zones, as a single crop or in mixed cropping. It is the third most important cereal in the world, next to rice and wheat and with highest production potential among the cereals (Prathyushaet al., 2013). It is the most heavily cultivated cereal crop globally, and one of the main cereals crop...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  114 engagements | 

  • 48. FACTORS INFLUENCING WOMEN PERCEPTION OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS EMPOWERME...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background to the Study Non Governmental Organizations(NGOs) are continually increasing andgathering momentum in their activities.These non governmental organizations are largely seen as important agents inimproving the quality of life and fostering economic development. The term non governmental organization varies.It is for example, what most Africans refer to as volu...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  109 engagements | 

  • 49. EFFECT OF SPENT OIL ON THE PHYSIOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL

    » CHAPTER O NE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Soil is a primary recipient of a myriad of waste products and chemicals used in modern industrial society (Brady and Weil, 2002). Modern industrialized societies have developed plastics and plasticizers, automobiles and refrigerants, fuels and solvents, pesticides and preservatives. Organic chemicals may enter the soil as contaminants in wastes applied on soils or as ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  62 engagements | 

  • 50. EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF FLOODING ON THREE VARIETIES OF RICE

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The damaging effects of flooding remain as major sources of concerns among millions of rice farmers worldwide. The weather change due to various reasons causing unexpected and sudden flood recently in Nigeria has negative impacts on rice farming and people’s life. This research project is to evaluate the effect of flooding on the growt...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  75 engagements | 

  • 51. A COMPARATIVE PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS OF BROILER PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN URBAN AREA...

    » 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 Nigeria. The data used in the study were obtained from a c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  99 engagements | 

  • 52. AGRICULTURAL POLICIES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

    » 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 as a proxy to economic growth, while interest rate,...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  80 engagements | 

  • 53. PADDY PRODUCTION AS SOURCE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME

    » 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 affecting paddy production among smallholder produc...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  85 engagements | 

  • 54. CLIMATIC CHANGE: IMPLICATION ON POULTRY PRODUCTION

    » 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, 2007). According to Goni et al, (2011), projections by...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  100 engagements | 

  • 55. CHALLENGES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING OF PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE

    » 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 problems and challenges facing the world’s ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  97 engagements | 

  • 56. EVALUATING THE EFFECTS OF CUTTING TYPE AND DIFFERENT ROOTING MEDIA ON THE VEGETA...

    » INTRODUCTION Piper guineense L. commonly referred to as African black pepper is a climbing perennial plant of the family Piperaceae. The plant belongs to the group of pepper called false cubebs (Buzzanell and Gray, 1995) and the berries are often used as substitutes for the edible black pepper (Piper nigrum)and for the most closely related cubebs pepper (Piper cubeba). African black pepper is a na...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  80 engagements | 

  • 57. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL POLICIES ON NIGERIA ECONOMY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Agriculture in the context of the economy is tied with the various sectors and is essential for generating broad based growth necessary for development. Agriculture is fundamental to the sustenance of life and it is the bedrock of economic development, especially in the provision of adequate and nutritious food so vital for human development and...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  94 engagements | 

  • 58. EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA

    » 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 increased over the years and both human activities and natural dis...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  126 engagements | 

  • 59. MANAGEMENT OF FARMERS MULTI-PURPOSE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The cooperative movement in a programme designed to bring independent persons together for the betterment of their economic conditions cooperative in one form or the other, have been used for capturing economic of scale effective mobilization of labor combination of Agro Industrial development programmes with the aim of promoting a more egalitarian distribution of economic...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  76 engagements | 

  • 60. THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN FOOD PRODUCTION

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Agriculture, from the beginning of time, the first concern of man has been food clothing and shelter in that order. Agriculture being one of the oldest industries, its origin can be traced to the earliest human societies. The existence of man from the prehistoric era up to the era ancient civilization depended on the ability of the individual to...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  87 engagements | 

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