1. The Role of Agricultural Extension in Raising the Productivity of Rainfed Sorghum Small-Scale Farmers in Gezira State, Sudan: A Case Study from South Gezira Locality

Refag Suleiman Hamed; Ahmed Mirghani Bereir; Hind Mohamed Mustafa

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 71-77

Abstract
  The present study seeks to investigate farmer`s application of integrated solutions programme package for rainfed sorghum farmers in South Gezira Locality, Sudan. A field survey was used to collect data from 125 rainfed farmers participated in the programme and an equal number from non- participant farmers ...  Read More

2. A Comparative Study on Educational Attainment of Migrant and Non-Migrant Households in Rural Areas of Tangail District in Bangladesh

Fahana Tahi Tiza; Kazi Shek Farid; Lavlu Mozumdar

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 79-87

Abstract
  It is usually believed that there is variation in educational attainment between migrant and non-migrant households. Therefore, the objective of this study was to find out the differences in educational attainment of the households in terms of migration status. Primary data were collected through structured ...  Read More

3. Prioritizing the Effective Capital Components in the Agricultural Sector by Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process

Abdolhadi Farrokh tabar; Belgheys Bavarsad; Majid Nili Ahmadabadi; Saber Molla –Alizadeh Zavardehi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 89-97

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to prioritize the effective components of capital in the agricultural sector with a fuzzy approach.Because Given the limited resources of capital, and especially for a developing country, the emphasis on investment and its allocation to key sectors is very important. Also, ...  Read More

4. Information and Communication Technology Training Needs for Agricultural Extension Workers in Delta State, Nigeria

Oghenero Joseph Ovharhe; Peter Otunaruke Emaziye; Elizabeth Yarhere; Ajieh Patrick Chuks; Deborah Oghenero Igeh; Faith Oghenevwede Ugbunu

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 99-107

Abstract
  The study investigated the training needs of agricultural extension workers on the use of information and communication technology (ICT). Some specific objectives were to ascertain the level of awareness on channels of information on ICT available to extension workers and to identify the constraints ...  Read More

5. Gender Analysis of the Effect of Income on Farming Households Utilization of Modern Health Care Services in Kwara State, Nigeria

Luke Oloruntoba; Emmanuel Edet Henshaw; Oluwaremilekun Ayobami Adebisi; Faith I Omoregie; Asuquo Jonathan

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 109-114

Abstract
  The study made use of a gender disaggregated data to examine the effect of income on modern healthcare utilization among female and male headed household farmers in Kwara State, Nigeria. A total of 200 households were randomly selected for the study. A structured questionnaire was used for the purpose ...  Read More

6. Factors underlying farmers’ choice of market information system in Lilongwe, Malawi

Fredy Timothy Kilima; Thokozani Chikuni

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 115-131

Abstract
  The paper sought to investigate the effect of simultaneous use of radio- and mobile phone- based agricultural market information systems on smallholder farmers’ access to information focusing on prices of agricultural inputs and commodities. A multivariate probit model was estimated to gauge potential ...  Read More