Rural Woman Education
1. Factors Influencing Rural Livelihood Diversification Activities among Women in Northern Region of Ghana

Hamza Adam; Henny Osbahr

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 115-123

Abstract
  Livelihood sustainability remains a major challenge for rural households in Northern Ghana. Although farming has traditionally been the core livelihood strategy for most households, diversifying into non-farm activities remains a common livelihood strategy employed to sustain household basic needs, particularly ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
2. Effects of Adoption of Improved Maize Technology on Yield among Smallholder Maize Farmers in the Bawku West District of Upper East Region of Ghana

John Akumbole; Hamza Adam; Hudu Zakaria

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 19-34

Abstract
  For over a decade now improved maize technology constituting a package of fourteen production recommendations have been developed and disseminated to maize farmers in the Bawku West district of the Upper East region through the district department of agriculture. This paper presents findings of a study ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
3. Determinants of Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties in Zabzugu-Tatale Districts in the Northern Region of Ghana: A Case Study of Obaatanpa Variety

Wahab Ibn Hassan; Hamza Adam; Osman Damba Tahidu

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 231-243

Abstract
  Low yield of maize continues to affect the livelihood of smallholder farmers in the Zabzugu-Tatale area despite the introduction of a high yielding Obatanpa maize variety. The study used a cross-sectional survey design with 240 randomly sampled household heads growing maize to examine determinants of ...  Read More