Research Papers/Topics in Agricultural Education

HOW TO START A CASSAVA FARM

Cassava is notoriously known to be a major source of carbohydrate. Known by its scientific name as manihot esculenta, this woody shrub has edible roots that can be eaten when properly processed. Historically speaking, Cassava has been said to have originated from North America and was first introduced into Africa in the Congo basin. It is mostly grown around tropical areas and widely eaten in developing countries. 

Assessment of Agricultural literacy Needs of Cassava Farmers in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State

This research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. 

Assessment of Agricultural Literacy Needs of Cassava farmers

ABSTRACTThis research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. Five research questions were used to guide the study. A sample of 75 made up 41 male and 34 female cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA were used. The research design used for this study was the descriptive survey method and the instrument used is the questi...

Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This paper review examined the utilization of TVET as a tool for economic growth and development in a recessed economy. It briefly discussed the concept of recession with emphasis on Nigeria; some of the indicators of recession were also identified. It analyzed the concept of technical and vocational education while identifying some of its objectives. One of the objectives of TVET significant to this study was its emphasis on skill acquisition and self-reliance. Some challenges ...

An annotated outline of a named indigenous technology and how you would teach the scientific concept/processes/principles in it by using the integrated approach.

Gari is a creamy-white, granular flour with slightly fermented flavour and slightly sour taste made from fermented fresh mash cassava. Gari is widely known in Ghana, Nigeria and other West African countries. It is commonly consumed either by being soaked in cold water with sugar and milk, coconut, roasted groundnuts or preparing ‘ebar’ .

Skill Needs of Workshop Attendants for the effective Operation of Agricultural Education Workshops in a Recessed Economy

ABSTRACTThis paper seeks to identify the skill needs of workshop attendants for effective operation of Agricultural Education workshops in a period of recessed economy. It analyzed the concept of Agricultural Education as a skill acquisition programme in need of workshops to actualize its objectives. It also conceptualized the term “Agricultural education workshops” while raising some arguments between Agricultural education workshop and Agricultural laboratories. Some objectives and impo...

FARM POWER SOURCES AND UTILIZATION IN ENUGU STATE (A CASE STUDY OF IGBO-ETITI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACTEvaluation of power sources helps to know the power available for agricultural.  Thesis necessary to know, because power input to agriculture affects the volume of agricultural production.  In view of this, the farm power sources available in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State were evaluated and it was found that human power internal combustion and energy from the sun were available.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementAbstractTable o...

IN-SERVICE NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE (A SURVEY STUDY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the in-service needs of agricultural science teachers of Secondary School in animal science teaching. The population comprised of all the Agricultural Science Teachers (47 teachers) in Enugu North Local Government Local Government Area. The data-gathering instrument was the questionnaire designed by the researcher and validated by three experts in Enugu State College of Education (Technical), Enugu. Three research questions were posed f...

MANAGEMENT OF RISK IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCING (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA AGRICULTURAL & COMMERCE BANK PLC, ENUGU BRANCH)

AbstractAgricultural and commerce bank was established for the purpose of boosting the practice and produce in Agricultural.  However, agriculture falls as catastrophic product and as such as affected its finances by the prescribed bank.  The cross sectional survey design was applied in the study. The simple random sampling was applied in the selection of the samples.  Questionnaire was the major instrument used to obtain datas.  One of findings of the study was that funds...

PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE (A SURVEY STUDY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the personnel development needs of agricultural science teachers of Secondary School in animal science teaching. The population comprised of all the Agricultural Science Teachers (47 teachers) in Enugu North Local Government Local Government Area. The data-gathering instrument was the questionnaire designed by the researcher and validated by three experts in Enugu State College of Education (Technical), Enugu. Three research questions w...

PROBLEMS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECTIONS SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NKANU WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTRecently various members of the society have raised an alarm on the low standard of education in Nigeria, high cost of food despite good quality soils as well as increased budgetary allocation for living has not improved in time with the variable mentioned above. From the findings this research it is observed, that agricultural science is not given the right and necessary attention it observed, for instance teachers who are the implementers of curriculum are faced with numerous proble...

THE CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION TO THE GROWTH OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY (A CASE STUDY IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

AbstractThis research work is aimed at the effects of contribution of Agricultural production in local governments.  The purpose is to determine the relationship between the level of productivity and growth of the Nigerian Economy, training and Agricultural production; discover the courses of high labour turnover in local government, determine whether the availability of training, agricultural production opportunities, motivation of staff of the Enugu North Local Government to enable the...

THE CONTRIBUTION OF BANKING SECTOR TO AGRICULTURE GROWTH IN ENUGU NORTH (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC, ENUGU STATE).

AbstractThe research work is survey research design which was conducted to find out the contributions of the banking sector to Agriculture growth in Rural Areas a case study of the First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Enugu. The researchers used sapling techniques to select the population for the study after the investigations some findings were made. Banking sector lending was positively related with agriculture output and the interest charge by those banks negatively related with agricultural output ...

THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN FINANCING AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN ENUGU STATE ( A CASE STUDY OF UNION BANK PLC ENUGU, ZONAL OFFICE)

ABSTRACT The researchers, researched on the project titled the Role of Banks in Financing Agricultural Cooperative societies in Enugu State (A Case Study of Union Bank Plc Enugu Zonal Office). In pursuance of this research, the researchers divided the work into five chapters, chapter one, dealt with the introduction of the study, background of the study etc. Among the objectives includes. To determine what can be done to enhance agricultural cooperatives. To appraise the contribution of ...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN AN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (A CASE STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK ENUGU)

AbstractThe researchers, researched on the project titled the role of financial institution in an agricultural development (a case study of agricultural development Bank Enugu). In pursuance of this research, the researchers divided the work into five chapters, chapter one, dealt with the introduction of the study, background of the study etc. among the purposes includes. To identify the problems of agriculture and its finance in Nigeria. To access the role of financial institutions in assist...


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