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Assessing The Efficiency of Two Improved Lesser Known Kilns and Their Effect On the Quality and Shelf Life of Smoked Fish in Ghana

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Fish and fisheries products serve as significant sources of food and incomes for numerous people, particularly those from developing countries (FAO, 2018). Fish is highly nutritious, containing approximately 70-84% water; 15-24% protein; 0.1-22% fat; 1-2%, minerals; 0.5% calcium; 0.25% phosphorus; and 0.1% vitamins A, D, B and C (Abraha, et al., 2018). Consumption of fish and fisheries products has been known to reduce the risks of cardio...

The Influence Of Selected Factors On Secondary School Students’ Access To The School Farm For Teaching And Learning Practical Aspects Of Agriculture In Masaba North Sub-county, Kenya

The central aim of agricultural education at secondary school level is to train students in basic principles of agriculture and develop their skills. Although most schools offering agriculture subject have the school farm, few teachers often use supervised practical lessons. The study sought to determine; the availability of school farm, the level of secondary school students’ access to the school farm, and the influence of class size and teachers’ practical experience on students’...

Agricultural Productivity And Economic Development In Uganda: An Inclusive Growth Analysis

TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page ………………………………………………………………………….…………….1 Declaration …………………………………………………………………………….....……….2 Table of contents …………………………………………………….……..……………………..3 Chapter One: Introduction ………………………..…………………………...……… 5 1.1 Introduction ....................

THE IMPORTANCE OF IMPROVING AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION THROUGH CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (A CASE STUDY OF ANIOCHA L.G.A, ANAMBRA STATE)

ABSTRACT Agriculture is a science or practice of cultivating the land the keeping or breeding animal for food and for the promotion of the countries economy. The importance of improving Agricultural production through Co-operative Society especially in Anambra State, is their source of earning food and money for their survival, both man and animal around.  It is also provision of  raw materials for the Agro-based Industries, which helps in the production facilities programmes. Co-operative ...

Assessment Of The Pedagogical Competency Needs Of Agricultural Science Teachers In Senior High Schools In Tamale Metropolis In Northern Region

ABSTRACT The purpose of this descriptive study was to assess pedagogical competency needs of agriculture teachers in Senior High Schools in Tamale aimed at determining their perceived level of importance, ability, and most suited training needs based on Borich’s Needs Assessment Model. To keep Senior High School agriculture teachers up-to-date of their pedagogical competency needs, the professional development needs of the agriculture teachers must be assessed regularly for efficiency. Base...

THE ROLE OF SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE ON WETLAND CONSERVATION: A CASE STUDY OF BUGOLOBI, NAKAWA DIVISION.

ABSTRACTSubsistence agriculture involves the growing of crops and rearing of animals on a small scale for home consumption, use of simple tools and more labour whereas Wetland conservation is aimed at protecting and preserving areas where water exists at or near the Earth’s surface such as swamps, marshes and bog. This study was therefore carried out to assess the extent of Subsistence agriculture and its role on wetland conservation in Bugolobi, Nakawa division. Th...

The Role Of Agriculture The Economic Development Of Ainamoi Division Kericho District Kenya

This study was carried out to examine the role of agriculture in the economic development of Kericho district. The findings showed that due to farming among the people of Ainamoi, agricultural practices in Ainamoi is still very low. The results also showed a positive significant improvement of people's standard of living. The researcher focused on the proper importance, problems and solutions of agriculture in the economic development of Kericho district. A longitudinal design was developed...

Mechanized Agriculture And Soil Degradation: A Case Study Of Moiben Division, Uasin Gishu District, Kenya.

Abstract Agricultural mechanization embraces the use of tools, implements, and machines for a wide range of farm operations from land preparation to planting, harvesting, omfarm processing, storage, and marketing of products while soil degradation is defined as the process which lowersthe current and/or the potential capability of soil. This study was therefore to assess the degree of mechanized agriculture and its role in soil degradation in Moiben division in Uasin Gishu district, Rift Va...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (1990-2010)

Abstract This study examined the role of financial institutions in agricultural development. A case study of Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank, with a view to make useful suggestions and recommendations as way of enhancing the development of agricultural sector. The population for the study includes large and small scale farmers and the sampling method adopted for the study is the stratified random sampling in order to ensure adequate representation of the population...

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AND SELF-RELIANCE

ABSTRACT Agricultural education offers opportunity for entrepreneurship and self-reliance for sustainable growth and development. This paper focuses on areas of agriculture that enhances self sustenance such as animal husbandry, crop production as well as marketing of agricultural product. The various infrastructural manpower constraints as well inconsistency in educational policy and over dependence of the economy on petroleum were highlighted as part of the challenges in development of Agr...

The Role of Subsistence Agriculture on Wetland Conservation: A Case Study of Bugolobi, Nakawa Division.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivABSTRACTLIST OF ACRONYMSLIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURES xiiCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background i1.2 Statement ofthe problem 51.3 General objective 51 .4 Specific objective 51.5 Research questions sCHAPTER TWO 72.0 Literature review 72.lDeflnition of terms 72.2 The concept of Subsistence Agriculture 72.2.1 Types of Subsistence Agriculture 82.3 The concept of Wetland conservation 112.3.1 Wet land functions 112.4 Effects of ...

Effect Of Climate Change On Agricultural Productivity In Kenya

ABSTRACT Climate change is a global phenomenon that has greater impacts on productivity through agricultural crop production, livestock production, energy and tourism. Countries all over the World have put adequate measures in place to combat or reduce its effects. This paper analyzed the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity in Kenya. The paper did answer two specific objectives; to determine the effect of climate change on crop production and to evaluate the effect of clima...

Analysis of Effects of Agriculture Intervention Using Propensity Score Matching

Abstract Nowadays, agriculture extension programmes are practised in many parts of the world. There is a mixture of results about the effects of agriculture intervention programmes. The literature shows that the interventions are ineffective and have limited diffusion. On the other side, it shows that interventions are effective. Following different arguments about the effects of agriculture extension, this paper adopted Propensity Score Matching (PSM) to analyze the effects of the District ...

Agricultural Automation with Smart Irrigation System

As we know, nowadays issues in the agriculture field are a major concern. According to the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar, 5,579 Indian farmers died by suicide in 2020. There are many conflicting reasons for farmer suicides which are mentioned by Activists and scholars but high debt burdens, crop failure, mental health, and personal issues have been some of the most common causes amongst them. So, what is the solution that would work in farmers’ favor...

THE ROLE OF BANKS IN NIGERIA FINANCING AGRICULTURE (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC, ENUGU)

ABSTRACT This research project is a very crucial study on the Role of Bank in Financing agriculture in Nigeria.  The study is motivated by the necessity to establish the extent of Agricultural Co-operatives in Nigeria.  To solve the research problem primary and secondary data was collected.  The data were questionnaire and oral interview.  The respondents comprised of personnel of the bank and some of he farmer who benefited, from he loan. The presenting data collected, tables frequencies...


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