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Monetary And Fiscal Policy Dynamics And Their Effects on Farm Credit And Agricultural Output in Nigeria (1983-2014)

ABSTRACT   The study analysed the monetary and fiscal policy dynamics and their effects on farm credit and agricultural output in Nigeria between the years (1983-2014). The specific objectives of the study were to analyse the effect of fiscal policy on agricultural output during military and democratic eras (1983-1999) and (1999-2014), analyse the effects of monetary policy on agricultural output, analyse the effects of monetary policy on farm credit (1983-1999) and (1999-2014), analysed t...

Urban Agriculture Projects: Case Studies In The Cities Of Windhoek, Namibia And Berlin, Germany

Abstract The protection of biodiversity within cities is becoming more crucial by the increasing number of people living in urban areas. Within this study urban agriculture projects (UAP) are analysed according to their ability to face this challenge. It was uncertain if UAP exist in Windhoek, this study proofs that they do. This research was undertaken in two cities: Windhoek, Namibia and Berlin, Germany under special consideration of two main research questions: (1) Does UAP have the abili...

The Impact Of Government Agricultural Expenditure On Economic Growth In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study looked into the impact of government agricultural expenditure on economic growth in Nigeria. Time series data were gathered from secondary sources on real GDP, government agricultural expenditure, agricultural output and agricultural credit from the CBN statistical bulletin covering the period between 1981 and 2019. Econometric methods such as Augmented Dickey-Fuller unit root test, Johansen Co-integration test, Ordinary Least Squares method and Granger Causality tests wer...

PLANT SPECIES DIVERSITY AND COMPOSITION OF HOMEGARDEN AGROFORESTRY AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO RURAL HOUSEHOLD LIVELIHOOD IN GIBE DISTRICT, SNNPR ETHIOPIA

Abstract: Homegarden agroforestry is commonly defined as a land use system involving deliberate management of multipurpose trees and shrubs in intimate association with annual and perennial agricultural crops and invariably livestock within the compounds of individual houses, the whole tree-crop, and animal unit are being intensively managed by family labor. The aim of this study was to investigate diversity and composition of homegardens agroforestry (HGAF) and its benefits for rural househ...

Agricultural Education And Youth Farm Entrepreneurial Intention: Evidence From Selected Folk Development Colleges In Tanzania

EXTENDED ABSTRACT  Education is widely acknowledged as a transformative tool for any desired human behaviour. Similarly, agricultural education and training has been a pivotal tool in improving productivity and efficiency in the agricultural sector. However, its outcomes in terms of graduate alignment to farming entrepreneurship is questionable since majority of youth graduating from agricultural colleges have shown limited interest in engaging in farm related enterprises. Besides, disintere...

LAND USE LAND COVER DYNAMICS, LAND DEGRADATION AND POTENTIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES UNDER MIXED CROP-LIVESTOCK FARMING SYSTEM IN GALESSA WATERSHED AND THE SURROUNDINGS IN TH

Abstract: Land degradation is a global, ongoing and relentless problem diminishing the functions and services provided by land resources. The problem is most serious in tropical regions, high in population density and mainly dependent on subsistence agriculture. Ethiopia can be viewed as a vivid example of countries in these regions most affected by land degradation. Although its extent varies, the problem is widespread in all regions of the country. The highlands, originally endowed with ab...

Agricultural Production and Economic Growth in Somalia from 1986 to 2016

ABSTRACT The study aimed at examining the effect of agricultural production on economic growth in Somalia from the period of 1986 to 2016 using time series data. Specifically, the study examined the causality and the effect of agricultural production on GDP growth. The objective was motivated by the fact that the problem statement emphasized that agricultural production has not yielded expected economic growth in Somalia. The study hypothesized that no casualty between agricultural production...

Impacts Of Beach Seines And Castnets On The Environment At Kigungu Fishing Ground On Lake Victoria In Wakiso Distrct, Uganda

ABSTRACT A study to investigate the impacts of Beach Seine and Cast net gears was carried out at Kigungu Fish Landing Site on Lake Victoria in Wakiso District Uganda. The major valuables considered included the design, construction, operation, catchability, efficiency and impacts of Beach Seines and Cast Nets. In order to investigate the above, a research was designed and it was used. Method for data collection includes; Visits to programmed places (Libraries, Research and Training institutio...

Analysis of the Determinants of Food and Nutrition Security in Nigeria (1981 - 2020)

ABSTRACT Food  security  has  become  a  national  priority  for  the  country considering  that  a  vast  majority  of its  198.1  million  population  is  food  insecure.  Food  and  nutrition  insecurity  is  prevalent  in Nigeria  despite  its  favourable  agroecological  endowments.  It  has  a  total  landmass  of  92.4 million  hectares,  out  of  which  only about  32  million  hectares  or  34.63  percent  are  under cultivation.  ...

Rural Farming and Development in Bukwa District Eastern Uganda

ABSTRACT The study investigated, “rural farming and development in Bukwa district, Eastern Uganda. The main reason of study was to establish the effect of rural farming on development and how It can be transformed to Improve the wellbeing of the population. The study mainly targeted the farmers. Questionnaires (Self Mmlnlstered Questionnaires) in-depth interview observation methods were used to get the required Information In which 350 respondents were Interviewed in the whole study. Primar...

Knowledge Management Practices And Performance Of Agricultural Cooperative Societies In Kiambu County

ABSTRACT  The Agricultural Cooperatives Societies are seen as a key feature in rural development and poverty alleviation strategy in both developed and developing countries. The agricultural cooperatives are encountered by a few difficulties that make their operations; management and performance difficult which study intend to investigate. The study was guided by the following objectives; to determine Knowledge Creation practices and performance of agricultural cooperative societies, examine...

Climate-Smart Agriculture Technology Adoption And Impact In The East Gonja District Of Ghana

ABSTRACT  Climate Smart Agriculture has been introduced as a viable solution to tackling the climate change challenge across the world. It is believed to have the potential of increasing resilience to the impacts of climate change while simultaneously increasing crop yield and incomes of farmers and reducing the emission of Greenhouse Gases. The aim of this study was to determine the factors contributing to the adoption of CSA practices in the East Gonja district of the Northern region of Gh...

An Analysis Of The Causal Relationship Between Agricultural Exports And Economic Growth In Namibia

ABSTRACT This paper investigates the Granger causality between agricultural exports and economic growth in Namibia over the period 1998 – 2016. The study used the simple pairwise Granger causality to determine the existence of such a relationship. An Augmented Dickey-Fuller (ADF) test was used to test for stationarity. The results of the study found that there was no causality running from either economic growth or agricultural exports as both variables are independent. Based on the finding...

Agricultural Land Use And Its Implications On Household Food Security In Kisii Central Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Agricultural land is an important resource for farm households as it forms the base for their livelihoods. Therefore, the manner in which households utilize this resource influences to a large extent their food security situation. This study sought to establish the impact of agricultural land use on household food security in Kisii Central sub-County, Kisii County. To achieve this objective the study focused on the following; examination of the various land use activities, assessment...

Climate Change Adaptation Measures Among Smallholder Farmers in Mvomero district, Tanzania.

ABSTRACT Climate change in Tanzania is emerging as one of the most important challenges among smallholder farmers who depend largely, if not solely, on rain-fed agriculture. Weather forecast and prediction indicate that drought and flood will be more frequent and inconsistent rainfall will be experienced. These changes will affect smallholder farmers, due to the fact that these farmers are more vulnerable because of limited resources and low knowledge on how to adapt to climate change impact...


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