THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT With the recent and continued fluctuations in the international price of crude oil, lack of diversification of the Nigerian economy has led to economic downturn which has impacted negatively in the life of an average Nigerian. This study is… Read More

THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL POLICIES ON NIGERIA ECONOMY

Abstract This research work assesses the impact of agricultural policies on Nigerian economy. The study covered the key issues on Nigerian agricultural policies especially as it concerned the formulation and implementation of agricultural policies and programmes as well as their… Read More

THE IMPACT OF MECHANICAL FARMING IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Abstract The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of mechanized farming in the economic development of Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. The study consists of five chapters. Chapter one was the introduction of the study… Read More

APPRAISAL OF OBTAINING AGRICULTURAL CREDITS/LOANS A CASE STUDY OF OVIA NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

ABSTRACT The ever determining food production in Nigeria has prompted development or administration (military and civilian) both present and past to formulate programmed to ameliorate or arrest this situation. One of such programmed is the agricultural credit facilities scheme, which… Read More

THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING ON AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study is on the impact of government funding on agricultural output and economic growth in Nigeria. The total population for the study is 200 staff of ministry of agriculture, Abuja. The researcher used questionnaires as the instrument for… Read More

THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKER IN EDUCATING FARMERS IN PLANTAIN PRODUCTION

Abstract The study examined the role of extension workers in educating farmers and constraints farmers face in plantain production in some selected areas in Edo State, Nigeria. A total of 200 Plantain farmers were randomly selected from the study area.… Read More

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF POULTRY MEAT MARKETING IN PORT-HARCOURT CITY OF RIVERS STATE

Abstract This study was aimed at analyzing the profitability of poultry meat marketing and the constraints limiting their operations in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. The poultry farm business has emerged as the most commercialized and fastest expanding segment in the animal… Read More

THE IMPACT OF CASH CROPPING, FARM TECHNOLOGIES AND DEFORESTATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study examines the impact of cash cropping, farm technologies and deforestation in Nigeria. The study formulated four null and alternate hypotheses, to be tested at 0.05 significance in the course of the study.  In the second part of… Read More