analysis of resource use efficiency in cassava production by smallholder adp contact farmers

analysis of resource use efficiency in cassava production by smallholder adp contact farmers in ebonyi state, nigeria  introduction Background of the Study Cassava (Manihot esculenta crantz) is an important economic crop cultivated in many tropical countries including Nigeria. Over 60% of the world total cassava crop is grown in Africa and the producing nations are […]

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problem and prospects of small scale fish farmers

 problem and prospects of small scale fish farmers in edo state: a case study of ovia north east local government area of edo state  literature review Introduction Fish farming otherwise known as fish culture is a branch of aquaculture which involves the domestication and rearing of different types of fish. This practice allows feeding, breeding, […]

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The Role of Rural Women Farmers on the Economic Development of Ondo State

The Role of Rural Women Farmers on the Economic Development of Ondo State: A Case Study of Ese-Odo Local Government Area LITERATURE REVIEW INTRODUCTION The most frequently asked question in the study of development economics is what initiate the process of economic development? Unfortunately there is no single theory which fully explains the cause of […]

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Economic Impacts of Timber Exploitation on the Natural Environment.

Economic Impacts of Timber Exploitation on the Natural Environment. Introduction Background of the Study Exploitation of natural resources is an essential condition for human existence. Throughout history, humans have manipulated natural resources to produce the materials they needed to sustain growing human populations. This refers primarily to food production, although other products from the natural […]

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Evaluation of Urban Agriculture as a Sustainable Tool for Poverty Reduction

Evaluation of Urban Agriculture as a Sustainable Tool for Poverty Reduction Background Information Agriculture plays a role in providing sufficient and available food for the teeming population of any nation, employment for both skilled and unskilled labour, raw materials for industries, income to farmers, shelter to people, regional development and foreign exchange to mention a […]

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Import, Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Economic Partnership Agreement on Agricultural Trade between Ecowas and the Eu: Evidence from Gambia and Nigeria

Import, Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Economic Partnership Agreement on Agricultural Trade between Ecowas and the Eu: Evidence from Gambia and Nigeria Background of the Study Import, Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Economic Partnership:The effort towards an African template is meant and designed to assist the African Union (AU) member states in their negotiation of […]

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Effect Of Irrigation Technology On Vegetable Production During Dry Season

Effect Of Irrigation Technology On Vegetable Production During Dry Season Introduction Background to the study Dry season vegetable irrigation system plays a leg role in the economy of Nigeria as a basic source of food, income, and employment generation especially in the off season of rainfall agriculture (Ojo et al, 2010). Irrigated agriculture will need […]

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Analysis of Palm Oil Marketing By Processors

Analysis of Palm Oil Marketing By Processors in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State Introduction Background Statement Palm oil marketing in Nigeria has always been concerned with all stages of operation that aid movement of the produce from producer to the final consumers. These include assemblage, storage, transportation, grading and financial (Nwauwa, 2012). […]

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Effects of Climate Change on Rice Production

 Effects of Climate Change on Rice Production in Ikwo Logal Government Area of Ebonyi State Background Information Rice (Oryza sativa) is an important crop consumed as a healthy and staple food. It is becoming difficult to find it missing on the daily menu of most Nigerians, or the refreshment list of important ceremonies like wedding, […]

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Evaluation of Songhai Agricultural Training Programme

Evaluation of Songhai Agricultural Training Programme Agriculture has been an important sector in the Nigerian economy. A well organizedand productive agricultural sector is essential for the achievement of a sound economic and social development, which the nation desires. In Nigeria, agriculture is made up of forestry, livestock, fishing, food processing and cash crops production such […]

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