Rural and Agricultural Sociology
1. The Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on Poultry Production in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

Albert Ofuoku; Oghenesuvwe Okpara; Oghenebrorhie Obakanurhe

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 13-20

  This study was conducted to reveal the impact of rural-urban migration on broiler production in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Data were collected from 795 household heads and farmers/managers/supervisors of 25 selected broiler farms in the study area. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
2. Labour Migration and Rural Agricultural Production in Southwestern Nigeria

Odeleye Taiwo Grace

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 259-264

  In recent years, Nigeria witnessed significant labour migration coupled with reduction in rural agricultural productivity. Youths abandoned farms for ventures with high returns and less drudgery in cities thus labour availability in peak agricultural seasons became scarce. The declining farm population ...  Read More

3. The Nexus between Rural-Urban Migration and Child Labour in Agriculture in Delta State Nigeria

A.U Ofuoku; B.C Uweru

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 45-51

  This study was conducted in Delta State Nigeria to establish a nexus between rural-urban migration and child labour. Random sampling was applied to select rural settlements and this study covers 450 sample farming households. The results show that rural-urban migration influence child labour (P <0.05). ...  Read More