251. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Compliance of Extension Personnel Inimo State Agricultural Extension Service Delivery System of Nigeria

Ibezim G. M. C; Osondu C. K

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 115-121

Abstract
  The purpose of the study was to examine compliance of extension personnel in Imo state agricultural extension service delivery system of Nigeria. A purposive and multi-stage random sampling was used to select 105 extension personnel from the three agricultural zones of the state. Data generated were ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
252. Farmers Preferences to Plant Crops for Bio-Energy production (Case Study: Sugar Beet in north of Khuzestan Province)

Davood Momeni Choleki; Reza Moghaddasi; Yaghoub Zeraatkish; Amir Mohamadinezhad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 1-11

Abstract
  Bioenergy is one of renewable energy types. The expansion of production this type of energy can create employment and sustainable income for society in addition to reducing pollution caused by fossil fuels and protecting the environment. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to investigate the ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
253. Assessing Qualifications, Knowledge and Work Experience Of Sales Personnel on Safety Measures of Pesticides in Wad Medani, Sudan

Ehab Elsir M. Alias; Ahmed M. Bereir; Refag S. Hamed

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 13-19

Abstract
  The agricultural private sector in Sudan has emerged during the last two decades. It involves personnel that deliver extension services and considered as an alternative to the public extension.This study, therefore, intended to assess qualifications, knowledge and work experience of sales personnel on ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
254. Two Stage Maize Supply Chain Model For Production And Marketing Efficiency

Never Mafuse; Abbysinia Mushunje; Simbarashe Tatsvarei; Emmanuel Zivenge

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 21-32

Abstract
  This study, aimed at examining the economic efficiency of resettled A1 maize farmers in maize supply chains. The main objective of the study was to find out the most economic supply chain Descriptive statistics was used to describe inputs sources and outputs while DEA was used to assess the economic ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
255. Analysis of Income Determinants among Farm Households in Kaduna State, Nigeria

O M Ogah; F Ogebe; M Shehu

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 29-34

Abstract
  The study was conducted to analysed the income determinants among farm households in Kaduna state, Nigeria. One hundred and twenty (120) respondents were administered questionnaires selected using simple random sampling. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics like frequency distribution, percentages, ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
256. Determinants of Frozen Fish Consumption by Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Miebi Gbigbi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 33-40

Abstract
  The research explored factors affecting the consumption of frozen fish in Delta State Nigeria. One hundred and 20 participants from 12 communities were randomly chosen. In order to obtain information from the respondents, a questionnaire was used. The findings indicate that 57.5% of those surveyed were ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
257. Factors Affecting the Improvement of the Cooperatives Agricultural Education in the Lorestan Province, Iran

Elahe Rashidipour

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 35-41

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was analysis of the factors affecting the improvement of the cooperatives agricultural education in the Lorestan province, Iran. The population of study consisted of 832 members of agricultural cooperative in Lorestan province, Iran in which 260 people were selected as a ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
258. The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Agricultural Systems and the Transition to Food Stability and Security (Case Study: Agricultural Jihad Organization, Khuzestan Province)

Mohsen Mousaei; Mehrafrooz Sayednezhad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 41-53

Abstract
  The propouse of this study was to investigate the role of information and communication technology in agricultural systems and the transition to food security and sustainability. From the perspective of the purpose, the present study is an applied research and from the perspective of data collection ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
259. Impact of COVID19 on Sudan Agriculture: The Role of Agricultural Extension During the Pandemic Era

Ahmed Bereir

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 43-49

Abstract
  Agriculture is the backbone of the Sudan economy and represents the biggest industry of the country.  The majority of Sudanese people live in rural areas and depend on agricultural production as the main source of their income and food security.This paper was prepared to study the impact of COVID19 ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
260. Adoption Prospects and Challenges of Rice-Cum-Fish Farming Technology in the Low-Land Plains of Southern Nigeria

Omogho Gloria Ikoyo-Eweto

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 61-69

Abstract
  This study examined the adoption prospects and challenges of rice-cum-fish production technology among rice and fish farmers in selected States in southern Nigeria (Delta, Edo, Lagos and Ondo States). Using questionnaire, data was sought from 720 sampled rice and fish farmers in the selected States. ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
261. Factors Affecting the Rural Poverty and its Vulnerability

O. F Ogebe; M. A Adejo; P. A Burbuwa

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 71-79

Abstract
  The study assessed the determinants and vulnerability to rural poverty in Nigeria using 2018-2019 Nigerian Living Standards Survey data. Binary probit regression model was used to ascertain the determinants of poverty and probability of the household being vulnerable to poverty. Linear regression ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
262. Analysis of Risks in Financing Agriculture a Case of Agricultural Cooperatives in Benue State, Nigeria

Odey Ogah; Felix Ikyereve; Francis Ogebe

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 81-86

Abstract
  The study analyzed risks in financing agriculture by agricultural cooperatives in Benue State, Nigeria and use research questionnaires for data collection. A multistage sampling technique was used to select the sample of 210 respondents from 21 agricultural cooperatives. Descriptive and inferential statistics ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
263. Barriers to Privatization of Agricultural Extension in Khuzestan Province, Iran

Manoochehr Alizadehnia

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 87-92

Abstract
  The agricultural extension system in the country is facing challenges and shortcomings due to issues related to the provision of services by the public sector. These challenges highlight the need to review the pattern of agricultural service delivery by the public sector to create the conditions for ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
264. Factors’ Affecting the Motives of Rural Households’ Saving Behavior in North Bench District, Bench Maji Zone of Southern Ethiopia

A Gonosa; B Bargissa; K Tesfay

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 93-101

Abstract
  A few studies conducted in Ethiopia about rural household’s saving behavior devoting much attention to macroeconomic data. Therefore, this paper examines both motives of rural household’s saving and factors affecting their saving behavior by using micro level data sets. Primary data were ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
265. Impact of Microfinance on Smallholder Cassava and Rice Farms Productivity in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria

Francis Ogebe; Ayuba Ali; Ishaaqa Olagunju

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 137-144

Abstract
  This study was undertaken to investigate the impact of microfinance on agricultural productivity by smallholder farmers in Makurdi Metropolis of Benue State, Nigeria. Data were randomly collected from 120 farmers consisting of 60 credit beneficiaries (CB) and 60 non-credit beneficiaries (NCB) by which ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
266. Organic Farming: Opportunities and Challenges in Sundarbazar, Lamjung, Nepal

Anzali Gurung; Ram Asheshwar Mandal; Ajay Bhakta Mathema

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 219-225

Abstract
  This study was objectively done to assess the practice of organic farming and employment opportunities, compare the income generated from organic and inorganic products and identify the problems faced by farmers from organic farming system. Semi structure questionnaire survey, questionnaire, key informant ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
267. Willingness and Motivation of Nigerian Youth to Pursue Agricultural Careers After Graduation

Grace Inegbedion; Md. Mofakkarul Islam

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021

Abstract
  Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the world’s highest proportion of young population and there has been widespread interest in and calls for engaging this youth in agricultural occupations for achieving sustainable agricultural development and food security in the region. Yet, very little is known if ...  Read More