Research Papers/Topics in Agricultural Education

EFFECTIVENESS OF MARKETING COOPERATIVES TO THE LIVELIHOOD OF FARMERS IN KUMI DISTRICT; A CASE STUDY OF NYERO SUB COUNTY

ABSTRACTThis research was aimed at finding the effectiveness of marketing cooperatives to the livelihood of farmers in Kumi district, a case study of Nyero Sub County. The study was based on three main objectives which were; to find out the importance of marketing cooperatives in Nyero Sub County, to examine the challenges faced by the marketing cooperatives in Nyero Sub County and to identify the ways of improving the performance of marketing cooperatives. The researcher obtained a letter o...

A RESEARCH PROJECT ON CHECKMATING UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG NIGERIA YOUTH. FISH FARMING OPTION

Checkmating unemployment among Nigeria youth: fish farming option is a project met to look into the unemployment situation in the country, identify the course and effect and possible effort being made by the government to remedy the situation. The fish farming option can be seen as an option to checkmate unemployment. So, this project focuses on exploring the fish farming business as the way youth can be self employed.This project is divided into five chapters with chapter one starting...

Service Learning in Engineering and Science for Sustainable Development

This short paper in the inaugural issue of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering explains how professors at all of the world’s institutions can capitalize on an opportunity to assist students to learn engineering and science more effectively by offering them a chance to make concrete contributions to the optimization of appropriate technologies for sustainable development.

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...

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