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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF LENDING TO SMALL SCALE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS IN BANK OF AGRICULTURE OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The research work on “The Problems and Prospects of Lending to Small Scale Agricultural Producers in Bank of Agriculture. For the research work to be adequately understood, the researcher introduced the subject matter highlighting the statement of general problem. This project also touched on the research objectives, scope of study and significance of the study, the research went further to review related literatures on the subject matter. Due to time constraints, the researcher ha...

DIVERSIFICATION OF NIGERIA ECONOMY: A CASE STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES

ABSTRACT Going down memory lane, one can remember that major developed and upcoming Nations in the world have in one way or the other diversified their economy in various aspects but majorly on Agriculture.  History had it that Malaysia - largest oil palm producing country in the world took its first seedlings from Nigeria, improved upon it and made it a strong hold for economic advancement. Likewise China, Korea, Singapore and India who not only improved their agricultural background but al...

A REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND POLICIES IN NIGERIA

This study analyzed the effects of government agricultural reforms on Nigeria’s Agricultural Development with the specific objectives of assessing agricultural programmes and policies in Nigeria, identifying the challenges impeding the implementation of these programmes, determining the contribution of agriculture to the country’s economy over the last three decades (1980-2018), examining the trend in agriculture budgetary allocation over the last three decades (1980-2018) and proffer pos...

THE ACTIVITIES OF AGRICULTURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE SCHEME IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA ENUGU)

ABSTRACT Agricultural credit guarantee scheme fund was established to help farmers who have little or no collateral to get loans from commercial banks by CBN. It was the aim of this research work to find out if CBN has helped in developing cooperative activities in agricultural aspect through their giving of loan, grant, and other farm inputs.  Chapter one contained great discussion of the origin and existence of this scheme (ACGSF), it also went further to state the problems to be studied,...

The role of Agricultural Co-operative society in Food and production (A Case Study, Enugu North Local government Area

INTRODUCTION 1.1BACKGROUND OF STUDY Agriculture, from the beginning of time, the first concern of man has been food clothing and shelter in that order.  Agriculture being one of the oldest industries, its origin can be traced to the earliest human societies.  the existence of man fro  the prehistoric era up to the era ancient civilization depended on the ability of the individual to hunt and gather food for consumption.  Food was, however the basic source of life which provided him energy...

Determinants Of Microcredit Access And F Farmers’ Investment In Small Scale Peri-urban Agriculture: A Case Study Of Dzorwulu Vegetable Farmers

Agriculture accounts for a lot of land use in most of the developing countries; hence it is probably the single most powerful influence on environmental quality. Agriculture remains the principal livelihood of the rural poor (Malik, 1999). Agriculture has been the backbone of the Ghanaian economy. Agriculture is very vital to society. It helps to alleviate poverty, provide food security and economic growth. It is the backbone of many African economies especially Ghana (World Development ...

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Pollination, Biological Control, and Nature Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes

Abstract: Agriculture has done more damage to nature than any other human activity, and yet food production could need to be doubled by the middle of this century. As agricultural land is expanded and intensified, critical thresholds in the loss of natural habitats are crossed. This loss of non-crop habitats can have negative feedback on crop production,because it can cause a loss of “ecosystem services” that support and regulate crop production, such as the pollination of crops by bees ...

The Oil Sector Vis-À-Vis the Agricultural Sector; The Nigerian Experience (1981-2007

ABSTRACT This study aims at evaluating the oil sector vis- a vis the agricultural sector in Nigeria from 1981-2007. The role of agriculture in the Nigerian society has been quite significant even in the pre-colonial times. The attractiveness of the Nigerian agricultural sector to the colonialist largely formed the basis for the development of the railway system from the north to the coast through the eastern and western of the country given that there was the need to evacuate agricultural pro...

THE OIL SECTOR VIS-À-VIS THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR; THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE (1981-2007)

ABSTRACT This study aims at evaluating the oil sector vis- a vis the agricultural sector in Nigeria from 1981-2007. The role of agriculture in the Nigerian society has been quite significant even in the pre-colonial times. The attractiveness of the Nigerian agricultural sector to the colonialist largely formed the basis for the development of the railway system from the north to the coast through the eastern and western of the country given that there was the need to evacuate agricultural pr...

Indicators Of Quality Management Practices In State Corporations Within The Agriculture Sector In Kenya (Case Of Selected Iso Certified Firms In The Agriculture Sector)

ABSTRACT The agriculture sector is getting competitive every day. In order to be successful Quality Management (QM) practices ought to be the integral part of any organization‟s strategic management. The agriculture sector contributes to 26% of the gross domestic product and supports industries while ensuring food security in the country. ISO certification in state Corporations came as a requirement through the office of the prime minister in ensuring the improved performance and service de...

CHALLENGES TO AGRICULTURAL MORDERNISATION ON RURAL TRANSFORMATION IN LIRA DISRICT: ACASE STUDY OF LIRA SUBCOUNTY, NORTHERN UGANDA

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS vTABLE OF CONTENT viLIST OF TABLES ixCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background of the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 31.3 Objective of the Sturdy 31.3.1 Overall objectives 31.3.2 Specific objectives 31.4 The research questions 41.5 The scope of the study 41.5.1 Content scope 41.5.2 Geographical scope 41.5.3 Time scope 41.6 Significance of the study 51.7Lirnitation of the study S1.8....

REPORT ON INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT UNDERTAKEN AT KENYA MARINE AND FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE ATTACHMENT PERIOD 12TH JUNE TO 04TH AUGUST 2017

ABSTRACT The attachment report for Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) in research department covers all the skills gained, practical duties carried out, challenges faced, recommendations and conclusion to be done in the course of the attachment period. It also covers the brief description of KMFRI organization, its management structure, its roles as well as its various departments. Among its various activities include; marine animal research (mostly fish), observing fish ha...

Analysis Of Factors Affecting Foreign Direct Investment Flows Into Agricultural Sector In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Global economy, trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown by approximately 20 times since 1980. Developing countries receive about a third of world FDI inflows. Tanzania has been receiving an average of US $ 489 million FDI inflows for the past 10 years. Sectoral distribution of Tanzanian FDI favors mining, trade and manufacturing sectors. However agriculture sector, which contributes about 26% of GDP in 2008 and employs 74% of the population, is among the sectors receivin...

Assessing The Impact Of Agriculture On Protected Areas, A Case Study Of Arusha Natonal Park- Arusha- Tanzania

ABSTRACT A study on assessing the impacts of agriculture on protected areas was carried out in Arusha National Park in Tanzania. The variables considered include identifying the factors influencing agriculture around Arusha National Park (ANAPA) and major type of agriculture activities carried out, examining the impacts of these activities on ANAPA and identify the effort of local community and NGOs and National Park Authority to address these effects of agricultural activities on ANAPA and ...

Transformation Of White Settler Agriculture In Colonial Kenya: The Case Of Molo, Nakuru District, 1904-1963

ABSTRACT The study examined the transformation of white settler agriculture in the Molo area during the colonial period. Settler farming was an important aspect of the colonial economy in Kenya. Settler farming in Molo area was introduced due to a combination of economic and geographical factors. The study first discussed the origin of European settlement in Molo in the early colonial period up to 1918. The study further examined agricultural changes in the inter-war period (1919-1938) in Mol...


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