Rural and Agricultural Sociology
1. Measuring Socioeconomic Status of Rural Households in Edo State, Nigeria: An Asset-Based Approach

Eddy Onemolease; A.O Akioya

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 173-183

  Available data on farmers’ socioeconomic or poverty status have focused on the use of money-metric measure of income and/or expenditure, an approach that has been criticized. An alternative, proposed to assessing households’ welfare has been to use asset indices; unfortunately, there is dearth ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
2. Determinants of Vulnerability to Poverty among Rice Farmers: A Case Study of Nasarawa Rice Hub, Nigeria

Babatunde Olanrewaju; Opeyemi Gbenga; Zubair Idris

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 35-41

  The study examined factors influencing rice farmers` vulnerability to poverty, identified coping strategies employed by farmers to manage livelihood shocks that predisposes them to poverty and determined the impact of poverty on rice production in Nasarawa state, Nigeria. The study was carried out in ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
3. Assessment of Poverty Alleviation Strategies Used By Rural Farming Households in Ondo State, Nigeria

Felix. O. Oladipo; Abdulrazaq Daudu; M. M. Kuye

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 73-78

  Poverty has plagued many rural farming household in Nigeria. Despite several approaches adopted by Government to ameliorate poverty among its citizenry, the number of people living in impoverished condition has continued to rise. This study therefore aimed at assessing the poverty alleviation strategies ...  Read More

4. Effect of Socio-Economic Characteristics on Food Security of Small Scale Farmers in Rawalpindi

Muhammad Furqan Mirza; Badar Naseem Siddiqui; Muhammad Hanif; Almas Jabeen; Ghazala Sadaf; Amina Nauman; Saba Shakeel; Maria Munawwar

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 87-91

  About half of the population in Pakistan is food insecure. The study focused the food secure population and the strategies for reducing poverty in district Rawalpindi. The study was carried out in district Rawalpindi in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Simple random sampling technique was used for this ...  Read More

5. Determinants of Poverty among Rural Households in South Western States, Nigeria

Olubunmi Lawrence Balogun

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2011, , Pages 99-104

  Nigeria represents one of the paradoxes of development in which case the nation is rich but her people are poor. This study examines the rate of poverty among rural households in South western, Nigeria. A random multistage sampling was employed for the study. Ekiti and Osun states were randomly selected ...  Read More