research on agriculture and rural development

As a researcher, student or academic you may be interested in different aspects of agriculture related research such as the relations/connections between agriculture and rural development, sustainable agriculture, agriculture and fisheries, etc. We have tried to put together resources to help you find relevant and new research in any of these areas.

We have listed a few sample research titles/work on each of these specific research areas related to agriculture. However for quicker research you can check the specific links below to each of them, if you don’t want to scroll and view some of the sample research.

(a) Sustainable Agriculture: For research (papers, theses etc) on sustainable agriculture VISIT HERE or GO HERE

(b) Agriculture and Rural Development Research: For thesis and research on agriculture and rural development (including research linking agriculture and rural development) CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE

(c) Agriculture and Fisheries Research: For research topics and titles about agriculture and fisheries GO HERE or CLICK HERE

(d) General Research in Agriculture: Looking for diverse and different research work under agriculture or agriculture related areas (including qualitative, quantitative agriculture related research, agronomy, animal science, farm management and several more areas of agriculture)? CHECK OUT THIS LINK

You can also search the general Afribary research database for any agriculture research specific keywords or topics, browse through the results to see the articles, papers, thesis etc that may be useful for your work.

 

Thesis, Research on Agriculture and Rural Development

A few selected research on agriculture and rural development

1. The Contributions of Agriculture to Rural Development (A Case Study in Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State)

For the purpose of this research work, an opinion survey was made using oral interview and author  – constructed questionnaire to examine “the contributions of agriculture to rural development” using Udi Local Government Area of Enugu as a case study.
The researchers relied on data collected from seventy-five (75) respondents who were agricultural concerned persons… | 54 pages
Urbanization is the increasing number of people that live in urban areas, it predominantly results in physical growth of urban areas be it horizontal or vertical. Urbanization a closely linked to modernization: industrialization and the sociological process of rationalization (Urban Life, 2012). Urbanization can be describe as a specific condition….. | 36 pages

3. Impact Of Agricultural Production On Rural Welfare In Nigeria

Increase in agricultural production is essential for agricultural development since it enhances profitability and income which leads to welfare improvements. In Nigeria agricultural production and rural welfare have worsened over the years. Adequate information on the link between agricultural production and rural welfare in Nigeria is expected to better inform policy makers on implementation. Agricultural production and its impact on rural welfare…. | 189 pages

4. The Role of Nigeria Agricultural Co-operative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB) on Economic Development of Nigeria (A Case Study of NACRDB Activities in Enugu State)

Nigeria Agricultural Co-operative and Rural Development Bank (NACROB) operates in an environment and with this same for economic development. In other words, it is activity of a government employing resources from the environment in other to promote the economic development without the aim of profit motive, on the other hand, the society can be divided into local, national and international environment…. | 75 pages

5. Contribution of Value Addition in Agriculture to Development: Case of the Oil Palm Industry in Kwaebibirem District, Ghana

This study examined the contribution of value addition in agriculture to socio-economic development with reference to the oil palm industry in Kwaebibirem District. The specific objectives addressed in this study were to: determine the character of the activities that generate value in the oil palm industry; find how the process of value addition…. | 157 pages

6. Assessment of the Effects of Selected Rural Development Interventions on Rural Women in Imo State, Nigeria

The study assessed the effects of selected rural development interventions on rural women in Imo State of Nigeria. The study determined the level of awareness and participation of rural women in the development projects, assessed the extent of intervention by development agencies, analyzed the effects of the selected intervention programmes on rural women’s socio-economic condition …. | 217 pages

7. Influence Of Selected Factors On Participation Of Rural Youth In Agriculture In Balaka District, Malawi

Worldwide, young people and mainly the rural youth face challenges in trying to earn a livelihood, yet agriculture offers a lot of opportunities for investment and their livelihood. Malawi economy is predominantly agricultural. Young people form more than 50 per cent of the country’s population. Despite the Malawi government efforts to enhance youth participation in the agriculture sector…. | 99 pages

8. Assessment Of Socio-Economic Impacts On Rural Development Programs On Livestock Sector

Livestock play multiple roles in the livelihoods of people in developing communities, especially the poor. They provide food and nutrition, work, economic and social status, and ensure environmental sustainability. Unfortunately Sudan livestock sector in general is poorly organized and specifically small ruminant (sheep and goats). The owners are only smallholders and resource poor…. | 163 pages

9. Income Diversification and Poverty among Rural Farm Households In Southwest Nigeria

Rural development has been erroneously equated to agricultural development. The former works to diversify income through non-farm activities to complement proceeds of the latter. However, the actual role of non-farm income in poverty alleviation is not yet known among rural households. There is therefore the need to critically explore the roles of non-farm income diversification in rural poverty alleviation…. | 191 pages

10. Social Networks and Rural Agricultural Development in Selected Rural Communities in the Central Region of Ghana

The study set out to examine the utilisation of social networks among rural farmers in four rural communities in the Central Region of Ghana. Data were collected from 327 alters who were constituted via the egocentric approach based on eight(8) accidentally selected egos, and analysed with tools from SPSS (Version 21). Data were presented using frequency tables and percentages. The Kruskal Wallis and the median tests were used to test the differences in the communities with respect to …… | 320 pages

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Research about Agriculture and Fisheries

A few selected research on agriculture and fisheries

1. The Role of Fisheries’ Marketing Extension on Development of Nile Fisheries’ Production and Marketing Case study of Fishermen and Merchants in Almorda Market – Omdurman Locality – Khartoum St

The purpose of the study was to study the role of fisheries’ marketing extention on development of nile fisheries’ production and marketing for fishermen and merchants in Almorda fish market in Omdurman Locality in Khartoum State…. | 205 pages

2. Perceived Effect Of The Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance Programme On Food Security Status Of Fishing Households In Shama District In The Western Region Of Ghana

This study sought to find out the effect of the Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance programme on the food security status of households in shama districts. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 140 fishermen in shama district ….. 140 pages

3. Perceived Effect of the Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance Programme on Food Security Status of Fishing Households in Shama District in the Western Region of Ghana

This study sought to find out the effect of the Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance programme on the food security status of households in shama districts. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 140 fishermen in shama district and structured interviews schedules were used to collect data from the respondents. The data collected from the respondents were analysed using …. | 140 pages

4. Impact Of Fish Introduction In Al Rahad Turda – North Kordofan – On Local Communities Development

The present study was conducted at Al Rahad Turda North Kordofan State. The main target of this study was to investigate the impact of fish introduction in Al Rahad turda on the development of the local community mainly the impact on the fisher men and fishing activity, the impact on market mediators and fish marketing and to study the impact on fish …. | 72 pages

You can search for any specific keyword or topic on agriculture and fisheries on the Afribary database to see available papers, thesis, dissertations etc

 

Sustainable Agriculture Research

A few of the research on sustainable agriculture available on the Afribary platform;

1. The Role of Women in Sustainable Conservation Agriculture as a Viable Alternative to Traditional Farming Practices in Imo State, Nigeria

This study examined the role of women in sustainable conservation agriculture as a viable alternative to traditional farming practices in Imo State. It analyzed specifically the; socio-economic characteristics of women involved in conservation agricultural practices, various forms of sustainable conservation practices/methods used by the women farmers, effect of …. | 9 pages

2. Analysis Of Sustainable Agricultural Resource Use In Nigeria: An Ecological Footprint Approach

The broad objective of this study was to analyse sustainable agricultural resource use in Nigeria using the Ecological Footprint Approach. The specific objectives included to; estimate the global emergy and emergy density, determine the ecological footprint per capita, analyse the per capita bio-capacity, and ascertain the level of agricultural resource use …. | 88 pages

3. Analysing Trends in Agricultural Output in Ghana 1995- 2015: Underlying Causes and Options for Sustainable Growth

Agriculture’s impact in Africa has led to the conclusion that it is the lifeblood of many Africa economies. In Ghana, agriculture was historically the dominant sector of the real economy accounting for more than 30 percent of GDP post-independence although more recently, it has declined sharply and is the smallest sector of the economy as at ….. | 75 pages

4. Analysis Of Sustainable Agricultural Resource Use In Nigeria: An Ecological Footprint Approach

The broad objective of this study was to analyse sustainable agricultural resource use in Nigeria using the Ecological Footprint Approach. The specific objectives included to; estimate the global emergy and emergy density, determine the ecological footprint per capita, analyse the per capita bio-capacity, and ascertain the level of agricultural resource use, sustainability status and resource substitution in Nigeria … | 88 pages

5. Effectiveness And Sustainability Of Conservation Agriculture Technologies In Mvomero District, Morogoro, Tanzania

The main purpose of this study was to determine the conditions under which sustainable agriculture functions as an effective conservation tool whereby, increasing crop production while maintaining sustainability is a priority for agricultural development projects, particularly in Tanzania. Factors contributing to the effectiveness of Conservation Agriculture (CA) technologies after project closure in improving the sustainability of …. | 113 pages

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