1. Effects of Awareness of Fertilizer Subsidy on the Yield of Crops among Rural Farmers in Ghana

Fariya Abubakari; Farida Abubakari

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 123-126

    The study examines the effects of awareness of fertilizer subsidy on the yield of crops among rural farmers in Ghana. Random sampling was used to select six communities and 10 households per community. They include Bawku, Navrongo, Tolon kumbungu and Walewale from the Northern part and Ejura ...  Read More

2. Comparison Study of Application of ICT on Marketing of Agricultural Crops in Iran

Mohamad Kamal Ebrahimi Filouri; Azita Zand; Mohammad Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 127-130

  This research through comparison study of application of ICT on marketing of agricultural crops in khozestan province, evaluate the role of such factors. The study is of applied type and the method being used is descriptive- correlational. Statistical population of this research is all agricultural experts ...  Read More

3. 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

4. Effectiveness of Cassava Women Processors in Value Addition Technologies in Abia State, Nigeria

K. M Okoroafor; C. U Nwaobiala

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 137-142

  This study analyzed the effectiveness of cassava women processors in value addition technologies in Abia State, Nigeria. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to select ninety (90) women. Data for the study were collected through a structured questionnaire and analyzed with descriptive ...  Read More

5. Constraints to Increasing Agricultural Production and Productivity among Women Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Agricultural Transformation Agenda

Mary O. Agada; Evangeline N. Ajani

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 143-150

  Agriculture is an important engine of growth and poverty reduction in much of Africa, Nigeria inclusive. But the sector is underperforming in part because women, who are often crucial resource in agriculture and rural economy, face constraints that reduce their productivity. An understanding of these ...  Read More

6. Marketing Performance of Salad Vegetables: The Case of Cabbage Marketing in Abia State, Nigeria

Osondu, C. K.; Nwadike F. C; Ijioma J. C.; Udah S.C.; Ugboaja C .I.

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 151-162

  This study analyzed the performance of cabbage marketing in Abia State, Nigeria. Specifically the study sought to: describe socio-economic characteristics of cabbage marketers; identify marketing channels of cabbage; determine marketing cost components of cabbage marketers; determine marketing margins, ...  Read More

7. Assessment of Youth Involvement in Agricultural Production: The Case of Sabon-Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Issa F. O.; Obioma O. D.; Sallau R.

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 163-171

  This study assessed of youth involvement in agricultural production in Sabon Gari Local Government Area. The data used for this study were collected using interview schedule administered to 112 respondents who were selected through multi-stage sampling procedure. Descriptive statistics such as frequency, ...  Read More

8. The Relationship between Social Capital and Performance of Agricultural Extension Experts

Maryam Alizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, Pages 173-176

  The purpose of research was identifying the relationship between social capital and performance of agricultural extension experts, Khouzestan province, Iran. The method of research was a descriptive-correlative. The sample size was agricultural extension experts (n=98). A five-point Likert-type scale ...  Read More