Research Papers/Topics in Agricultural Extension And Rural Development

Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara

ABSTRACTThe study examined the use of information and communication technologies among crop farmers in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State. Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was used in selection of 120 respondents for the study. Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential statistical were used to analyze the data. The findings revealed that most (73.7%) of the respondents were male. more than half (52.5%) were between the age of ...

Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security: Building Bridges between Durable Agricultural Practices and the Markets

ABSTRACTFood security is an essential element of household well-being in a sustainable livelihood. This paper seeks to provide support for investing in smallholder agriculture to achieve food and nutrition security among food insecure households in Nigeria. The paper points to the importance of smallholder agricultural production and development policies in combating vulnerability to food insecurity.  It uses literatures from various sources to explore the extent of vulnerability to f...

Causes of child labour in crop production in Ondo State, Nigeria

Abstract: This study analyse the causes of child labour in crop production in Akoko South East Local Government Area, Ondo Nigeria. Specifically, it ascertained the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers, ascertained major crop production actives children engages and how often they are involved and reasons for engaging children in crop production was analyzed.A multi-stage technique was used in selecting 110 farmers from 5 communities in Akoko South East Local Government Area. P...