1. Analysis of Factors Determining Households Food Security in Pastoral Area Oromia Region, Moyale District, in Ethiopia

Amsalu Mitiku; Bekabil Fufa; Beyene Tadese

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 105-110

  This study examined the status and determinants of rural households’ food security in Moyale district of pastoral area, Oromia regional state, in Ethiopia. Both secondary and primary data were used for the study. The study was based on the survey of a total of 100 farmers randomly selected using ...  Read More

2. Economic Analysis of Maize Production in Ogori Magongo Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria

A.B. Mohammed; A.F. Ayanlere; U. Ibrahim; Muhammed Lawal

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 111-115

  The study assessed economic of maize production in Ogori/Magongo local government area of Kogi State. To this end, effort was made to examine the socio economic characteristics of the maize farmers, determine the resource use efficiency, problems as well as profitability of maize production in the area. ...  Read More

3. 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

4. Transformation in Smallholder Agriculture through Intensification in Ethiopia: Determinants and Implications

Habtamu Yesigat

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 123-128

  It is a challenge for a farmer with limited resources to decide on the production of commodities and investment in the farm. Transformation of smallholder subsistence agriculture, to market oriented value addition based agriculture is vital for poverty reduction in Ethiopia. This study was initiated ...  Read More

5. Socio-Economic Evaluation of Cassava Production by Women Farmers in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria

Okereke, Chukwuma Odii

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 129-136

  A research was conducted to evaluate cassava production by women farmers in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. One hundred and twenty smallholder female cassava farmers were selected using multi-stage sampling. Data were collected from the respondents using questionnaire and ...  Read More

6. Farmers Perception about gains from Integrated Pest Management Farmer Field School

Pawan Singh Bhandari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 137-142

  The study was conducted among the two farmer groups in Bhaktapur and Kavre districts of Nepal. The main objective of the study is to evaluate the differences in belief, attitude and practices felt by the farmers after participation in the IPM FFS. The study has been based on data collected through personal ...  Read More

7. Assessment of the Levels of Awareness and Use of Agricultural Insurance Scheme among the Rural Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

Stephen Jimoh Ibitoye

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 143-148

  The study investigated the levels of awareness and use of agricultural insurance scheme in Kogi State of Nigeria. A total of 240 respondents from eight communities were selected through a multistage random sampling technique. Data collected through structured questionnaire were analyzed using descriptive ...  Read More

8. Analyzing Applications and Problems of Blended Learning (BL) for Agricultural Students

Reza Movahedi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 149-155

  This study was an attempt to analyze the applications and problems of conducting blended learning (BL) in view point of the agricultural students from Bu-Ali Sina University. The study has employed a surveying methodology with interviewing and included a combination of descriptive and quantitative research ...  Read More