Agricultural Extension
76. Small-scale Farmers’ Attitude and Problems regarding One House One Farm Approach for their Livelihoods Improvement

Md. Golam Farouque; Md. Mojammel Haque; Debashish Sarker Dev

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 191-197

  Increasing population growth and decreasing land ratio made it difficult for rural people of Bangladesh to maintain their livelihood. Especially the small-scale farmers find it trickier using their scarce resources. One House One Farm approach(OHOF) is designed to utilize the house and farm resources ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
77. Effects of Agricultural Child Labour on Children’s Perception of Farming Occupation in Delta State, Nigeria

Albert Ofuoku; Angela Izukanne Emodi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 221-230

  This study examined the effects of agricultural child labour on children’s perception of farming occupation in Delta State, Nigeria. A total of 336 respondents comprising of 112 farming household heads and 224 children in the selected households were used for the study.Farming activities of the ...  Read More

Information Technology in Agriculture
78. Tomato Value Chain Information System in Tanzania: Lessons from Kilolo District and Dodoma Municipality, Tanzania

S.Y Nyamba; V.J Kalungwizi; M.R.S Mlozi; I.M Busindeli; F.T.M Kilima; C.P Msuya-Bengesi; B.B Chija; Z.S.K Mvena; M Gabagambi; S.M Gjotterud; E Kiranga

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 9-15

  The major challenge for the tomato farmers is getting a fair price at the market price given that there are many actors involved in the tomato value chain. Given this situation, this project's goal was to improve communication pathways in dissemination of agricultural market information in tomato value ...  Read More

79. Analysis the Impact of In-Service Education on Professional Development of Employers, by Using Solomon Four Group Design, in Agro-Industry Company

A. N, Noorivandi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 12-16

  In-service education programs have provided the professional development level of companies' employers, in the high quality form. The applying of in-service education programs has been a key component of professional development process for staff agro-industry Company. The study is utilized experimental ...  Read More

80. Improving the Ecological Sustainability by Applying the Appropriate Cultivars of Rice: Using AHP

Hadi Moumeni-Helali; Amir Ahmadpour; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 13-18

  This study is a survey research. The population of the study was all specialists who have enough data about ways of sustainability rice cultivars that they were identified and studied through Non-probability sampling (purposeful and snowball). To determine the validity of the questionnaire, face and ...  Read More

81. Comparing Technical and Economic Efficiency among Organic and Conventional Italian Olive Farms

Nicola Galluzzo

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 15-23

  In many European states such as Spain and Italy there has been a significant growth of organic utilizable surface as a consequence of both a change in the model of agricultural production and also in order to satisfy arising demand of organic food. The purpose of this research was to investigate the ...  Read More

82. Comparative Analysis of Productivity of Cassava Based Crop Mixture under Modern and Indigenous Technologies in Anambra State, Nigeria

Nwaiwu I. U; Obasi, P. C; Orebiyi, J. S; Ibekwe U. C; Korie O. C; Henri-Ukoha, A; Amaechi E. C. C; Osuagwu C. O

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 17-21

    This study compared and analyzed indigenous and modern agricultural technologies used in cassava production in Anambra State. Multi-stage sampling technique was used in sample selection. A total of 160 farmers were purposively selected from the four Agricultural zones that made up the state based ...  Read More

83. Assessment of Women Agribusiness Cooperatives in Oyo State, Nigeria

J. H Kagbu,; F.O Issa,

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 19-27

  The performance of women agribusiness cooperatives in Oyo State, Nigeria was assessed in this study. The study employed a multi-stage sampling technique to select 6 women cooperative groups (aggregating to 175 individuals); 36 individual women; and 4 institutions across 6 LGAs in two agricultural zones ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
84. Impact of Dust storm on Agricultural Production in Iran

Tahere Maleki; Mariyeh Sahraie; Fatemeh Sasani; Mahana Shahmoradi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 19-26

  One of the environmental concerns during the past decade is dust pollutant. This phenomenon is extensively known around the globe. In Iran, this destructive phenomenon has created serious problems among environmental policy-makers in general and agricultural producers in specific. Kermanshah Province ...  Read More

Management in Extension Systems
85. Analysis of Livestock Waste Management Practices among Rural Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria

Onwuchekwa Raphael Iheke

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 21-27

  This study was on the analysis of livestock waste management practices among rural farmers in Abia State, Nigeria. A multi-stage sampling procedure was employed to select the 60 respondents for the study. Primary data used the study were collected using well-structured questionnaire. Descriptive statistical ...  Read More

86. Combating Agricultural Child Labour for National Development: Implications for the Millenium Development Goals in Nigeria

G.N, Ben-Chendo; J. I, Lemchi; F.O, Nwosu; A, Henri-Ukoha; I.U, Nwaiwu

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, , Pages 61-66

  A simmering crisis in the Nigerian agriculture today involves labour and the crisis manifests itself in the degree of labour availability, labour demand and labour productivity. One of the major products of this crisis is the increased participation of children in paid, non-familiar agricultural jobs. ...  Read More

87. Radiosensitivity Study for Identifying the Lethal Dose in MR219 (Oryza sativa L. spp. Indica cv. MR219)

Ali Benjavad Talebi; Amin Benjavad Talebi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 63-68

  The purpose of the research was determine the effects of gamma ray on seed germination, seedling height and root length of Rice (Oryza sativa L. spp. Indica cv. MR219) to identify the Lethal Dosage of the radiation. Paddy seeds of MR219 were exposed to different doses of gamma radiations viz 50,100,150,200,250,300,350,400,450,500,600,700,800,900 ...  Read More

88. An Assessment of Agricultural Marketing Information System among Farmers Associations in Kano State, Nigeria

Hassan Ibrahim; Zhou Jing; Ibrahim Abdu; Mustapha Sanusi; Nafiu Bala Sanda

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 75-80

  This study was conducted based on primary data collected using a questionnaire. A total of 90 respondents among farmers associations were interviewed in Kano state of Nigeria. Therefore, double stage stratified and purposive simple random sampling technique was used to select 30 respondents in each of ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
89. Assessing Cost Effective Management Options of Eichhornia crassipes in Ecotourism Ramsar Sites, Nepal

Ram Asheshwar Mandal; Pramod Kumar Jha; Nir Krakaue; Ajay Jha; Tarendra Lakhankar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 79-83

  Ecotourism is growing business in Nepal due to domestic and international visitors. Specifically, natural lakes in Ramsar sites are very potential avenues for boating, scenic beauty and study the aquatic ecosystem. However Eichhornia crassipes has been threatening the beauty, ecosystem and eco-tourism ...  Read More

90. Analysis of Processing Methods, Marketing Channels and Profitability Determinants of Selected Cassava Products in Kogi State, Nigeria.

Daniel Ekpa; Segun Adeola; Umar Mukhtar; Mary Ekpa

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 81-88

  The study is an analysis of processing methods, marketing channels, and profitability determinants of selected cassava products in Kogi state, Nigeria. The study was carried out in Kogi East senatorial District of the state. A multi-stage sampling technique was employed in the selection of 120 respondents ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
91. Resource Use Efficiency Andmisery of Sweet Potato Production Window into Financial Surplus for Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Miebi Gbigbi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 83-89

  This study was conceptualized to determine resource use efficiency and misery of sweet potato production window into financial surplus for farming households in Delta State, Nigeria. Multiple sampling technique was applied in picking the samples. One hundred and sixty (160) producers were erratically ...  Read More

92. Factors affecting the Market Development of Aquatics and Products Processed from them (Case Study: Sarpolzahab Township)

Mohammd Bagher Arayesh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 91-99

  The main purpose of the present study was to investigate effective factors of the market development of aquatics and products processed from them. The present research was applied research. Also, it was quantity research and in terms of the method of collecting data was a survey research. The Statistical ...  Read More

Rural Youth Education
93. Extent of Youths’ Involvement in Agricultural Programmes and Projects in South Eastern Nigeria

Hyacinth Udeanya Nwalieji; Margaret Ngozi Okeke; Christopher Ositadimma Uzuegbunam; Joseph Chigozie Udemezue

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 95-102

  The study determined extent of youths’ involvement in agricultural programmes and projects in the south eastern Nigeria. The population of the study comprised all the youths, male and female between the ages of 18 to 40 years that were involved in one or more programmes/projects in south eastern ...  Read More

94. Analysis of Information Needs and Accessibility among Artisanal Fishermen in Benue State, Nigeria

O. J, Okwu; M. A, Yahaya; C. P. O, Obinne

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2011, , Pages 109-115

  The study analyzed the information needs and accessibility of artisanal fisher folk in Benue State, Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was used to select two fishing communities from each of the three agro-ecological zones in the study area. A structured questionnaire was used to collect primary ...  Read More

95. Constraints to Effective Use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) among Small-scale Farmers in Anambra State, Nigeria

E.N. Ajani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 117-122

  The study was carried out in Anambra State, Nigeria. Questionnaire was used to collect data from a sample of one hundred and eight (108) small-scale farmers. Percentage, mean score, standard deviation and factor analysis were used for data analysis. The duration of the study was June 2009 and March, ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
96. Analyzing Knowledge of Rural Cooperatives Managers in Khouzestan Province toward Electronic Commerce

Elahe Kiani

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 117-121

  The purpose of this research was analyzing knowledge of rural cooperatives managers in Khouzestan province toward electronic commerce, Iran. The research method was correlative descriptive. The population of this study included rural cooperatives managers in Khuzestan province. The total number of members ...  Read More

97. Willingness and Capacity to Pay for Extension Services by Poultry Farmers in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Hussaini Yusuf Ibrahim; Gloria Okoi Dennis; Ernest Ogezi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 126-131

  The study determined the willingness and capacity of poultry farmers to pay for extension services in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. At this research used a sample size of 120 poultry farmers. Simple descriptive statistics, Kuppuswamy scale and Logit regression model were used data analysis. The results showed ...  Read More

98. The Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Adoption of Fish Production Technologies among Community-Based Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria

Nwaobiala .; Chioma Udo

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 131-135

  The poor performance of fishery subsector is most clearly evidenced by low adoption of fishery production technologies by farmers. The purpose of this research was analyzing influence of socio-economic factors on the adoption of fish production technologies by community-based farmers in Cross River State, ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
99. Institutional Innovations and Integrations Towards Sustainable Development Goals: Evidence from Ethnographic Research in South Eastern Ethiopia

Mideksa Fufa Jilito; Desalegn Yadeta Wedajo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 131-140

  This paper explores how better integration and innovation of various institutions contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals. It emphasized the way networking among institutions facilitate and foster the implementation of sustainable development goals. To do so, ethnographic fieldwork ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
100. Smallholder Farmers’ Participation in Agricultural Training and Demonstration in Ethiopia: Implications for Inclusive Targeting by Agricultural Extension Services

Muluken Gezahegn Wordofa; Maria Sassi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 139-146

  Small farms and smallholder farming systems play crucial roles in agricultural development in many developing countries. From the various rural development programs designed to support such farming systems, agricultural extension services are of at most importance. However, the benefit that farmers obtain ...  Read More