Research Papers/Topics in Farm Management

Effects Of Nitrogen Levels And Plant Populations On Growth And Yield Of Chickpea (Cicer Arietinum L.) Under Dryland Conditions In Kenya

ABSTRACTChickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), an annual grain legume is a hardy crop well adapted to semiarid areas. Information on optimum fertilizer rates and plant population density has not beendeveloped for the semi arid areas of Kenya. This study conducted in Feb-June 2005 (1stseason) and June-October 2005 (2nd season) at National Animal Husbandry Research Centre(NAHRC), Naivasha, determined the effect of applying four different nitrogen fertilizer rates(0, 20, 40 and 60 kg/ha) and four pl...

The Impact Of Climate Change To Smallholder Farmers And Adaptation Strategies: The Case Of Traditional Irrigation Farming Systems In West Usambara Highlands

BSTRACTThis study aimed at assessing the impact of climate change on traditional irrigationfarming systems and adaptation strategies was conducted in Lushoto District. Thespecific objectives were to establish the trend and magnitude of climate change inthe study area for the past 30 years (1985-2014), to assess the impact of climatechange on crop yield in Ndiwa and Chamazi traditional irrigation farming systems,to analyse the way traditional irrigation farmers‘ adapt to climate change and t...

Economics Of Cocoa-Agroforest In The Gwira Banso Joint Forest Management Project In Western Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT Introduction of cocoa-agroforest in the Gwira Banso forest concession necessitates the following research questions: what evidence is there on the viability (profitability) of the proposed cocoa-agroforest practice? What are the short-tenn and long-term cash flow implications and how suitable are they to the farmers who are dependent on the forestland for their livelihood? How can farmers’ knowledge on industrial use of timber trees, prices of timber trees, production and sal...

THE EFFECT ON BLOCK PATTERN MAKING AND MODELLING ON GARMENT MANUFACTURING: A CASE STUDY OF ANLO TECHNICAL INSTITUTE AND COMBONI VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE IN THE VOLTA REGION

ABSTRACT Fashion designer or garment manufacturers including tailors create design without using block pattern making and modeling or dress stand to achieve exquisite result in garment manufacturing. Their negative perception was that it is a time wasting on the part of sewing. The aim of the study evaluates the effect on block pattern making and modelling on garment manufacturing at Anlo Technical Institute and Comboni Vocational Technical Institute in the Volta...

Corporate Community Crisis in Nigeria

Abstract: So long as human beings live together and pursue different goals in the same environment, conflict of interest must arise. The inability to manage conflict results to crisis. The causes and consequences of crisis can be avoided through dialogue.  In crisis resolution, the main concerns of the arbitrators are the search for peace through proper diagnosis of the causes and there commendation of adequate compensation to victims. This was the case between the Niger-Delta M...