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Impact of Promoting Sustainable Agriculture on Food Security, Farm Income and Rural Livelihoods in Southern Borno State, Nigeria

Impact of Promoting Sustainable Agriculture on Food Security, Farm Income and Rural Livelihoods in Southern Borno State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT  This study evaluated the impact of Promoting Sustainable Agriculture Project in southern Borno State, Nigeria (PROSAB) on food security, farm income and rural livelihoods of households. The major objective of the study was to evaluate the […]

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Impact of Ifad Community-Based Agricultural and Rural Development Programme on Rural Livelihood in Yobe State, Nigeria

Impact of Ifad Community-Based Agricultural and Rural Development Programme on Rural Livelihood in Yobe State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Rural development is a veritable tool for fighting poverty and achieving economic prosperity at the grassroots level. The major thrust of this study was to examine the impact of IFAD Community-Based Agricultural and Rural Development Programmme on Rural […]

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Financial Feasibility Study of Five Brown Sugar Mini-Processing Firms in Nigeria

Financial Feasibility Study of Five Brown Sugar Mini-Processing Firms in Nigeria. ABSTRACT   Sugar generally has been described as an international commodity that has become the economic base of some developing countries (Wohlgenant 2008). Countries like Mauritius, Jamaica, and Sudan among others have gained enormous economic benefits like employment generation, increase in living standard of the citizenry […]

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Comparative Economic Analysis of Maize Production Under Reduced And Conventional Tillage In Some Selected Local Government Areas Of Kaduna State

Comparative Economic Analysis of Maize Production Under Reduced And Conventional Tillage In Some Selected Local Government Areas Of Kaduna State. ABSTRACT This research is a comparative economic analysis of maize production under reducedand conventional tillage system in some selected local government areas of Kadunstate. A sample of 73 maize farmers were selected through simple random […]

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Comparative Economic Analysis of Upland And Lowland Rainfed Rice Production In Selected Local Government Areas of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Comparative Economic Analysis of Upland And Lowland Rainfed Rice Production In Selected Local Government Areas of Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT This research carried out a comparative economic analysis of upland and lowlandrainfed rice production in selected local government areas of Kaduna state, Nigeria. The study set out to compare the profitability and efficiency of resource […]

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Comparative Economic Analysis of Faro-54 And Nerica-1 Rice Production In Selected Local Government Areas, Niger State, Nigeria

Comparative Economic Analysis of Faro-54 And Nerica-1 Rice Production In Selected Local Government Areas, Niger State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT The study evaluates comparative economic analysis of FARO-54 and NERICA-1 riceproduction in Niger State, Nigeria. Primary datawere collected using structuredquestionnaire, administered to 174 respondents for both FARO-54 and NERICA-1farmers during the 2014 cropping season. Data collected were […]

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Comparative Economic Analysis of Irrigated And Rain-Fed Irish Potato (Solanum Tuberosum) Farming In Plateau State, Nigeria

Comparative Economic Analysis of Irrigated And Rain-Fed Irish Potato (Solanum Tuberosum) Farming In Plateau State, Nigeria. INTRODUCTION Background to the Study The growth and development of Nigeria today as in the past remains partly dependenton the increasing productivity of the agricultural sector. This is achieved through theprovision of adequate food supply for the increasing Nigerian […]

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Comparative Analysis of Beneficiaries and Non Beneficiaries of Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project in Edati and Katcha Local Government Areas of Niger State, Nigeria

Comparative Analysis of Beneficiaries and Non Beneficiaries of Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project in Edati and Katcha Local Government Areas of Niger State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT This study was carried out to analyse the activities of Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project (LEEMP) on Beneficiaries in Edati and Katcha Local Government Areas of Niger State, […]

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Comparative Analysis of Household Food Security Among Smallholder Irrigation and Non-irrigation Farmers in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Comparative Analysis of Household Food Security Among Smallholder Irrigation and Non-irrigation Farmers in Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT   In recent times, the global focus has been on eradicating food insecurity by various international organizations and governments of developing nations. In consonance of the above, this study examined issues of food security among smallholder irrigation and nonirrigation farmers in […]

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Comparative Analysis of Gender Accessibility to Productive Resources in Ginger Production for Poverty Alleviation in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Comparative Analysis of Gender Accessibility to Productive Resources in Ginger Production for Poverty Alleviation in Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT   The broad objective of this study is to comparatively analyze gender accessibility to productive resources in ginger production for alleviating poverty in Kaduna State. Reconnaissance survey was conducted with the assistance of extension workers. A sample of 129 male […]

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