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THE IMPACT OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION ON SALES PERFORMANCE AT SAIIEER AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK LIMITED.

ABSTRACTThe major aim of this research was to determine the impact of customer satisfactionon the sales performance of a business organization taking Sameer Agriculture andLivestock Limited (SALL) as the a case basing on the objectives which included; Toestablish the various customer satisfaction methods, establish the measures of salesperformance and the relationship between customer satisfaction and sales at SALL.According to Kotler and Keller (2009), customer satisfaction is when a consume...

Agricultural Information Needs And Their Accessibility To Sesame Producers In Morogoro District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT A study was carried out to assess the agricultural information needs and their accessibility for improving production among smallholder farmers growing sesame in Morogoro district, Morogoro region. Data were collected from 120 respondents using interview schedule. Checklist was used to collect data from Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and from interview with key informants. Quantitative data were analysed using the International Business Machines Corporation Statistical Package for So...

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF E-WALLET SYSTEM IN AGRICULTURAL INPUT DISTRIBUTION AMONG FARMERS IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

The study was designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of e-wallet innovation system of agricultural input distribution among farmers in Osun State, Nigeria. A multistage stage sampling procedure was used to select therespondents. Data were gathered through structured interview schedule from 324 farmers randomly selected from four Local Government Areas of the state. Data collected were analyzed using appropriate descriptive and inferentialstatistical tools. The results showed that the...

WOODY SPECIES DIVERSITY AND CARBON STOCK POTENTIAL OF AGRI-SILVICULTURE OF FEDIS DISTRICT, EASTERN ETHIOPIA

Abstract: Previous vegetation studies and their ecosystem services have concentrated largely on natural ecosystems, with less emphasis on managed areas like agricultural systems. Moreover, the protection and conservation of vegetation would be not only successful in protected areas alone but also in the agriculture environment and surrounding it. More recently, human-altered ecosystems such as conventional agroforestry like agri-silviculture have become increasingly conscious of their abilit...

The Impact Of Fish Farming On Peoples' Income In Lumino Sub - County Busia District

ABSTRACT The study endeavored to investigate the "Impact of Fish Farming on People's Income in Lumino Sub County, Factors that hindered the proper growth and development, strategies designed to improve on the performance of maximum production, and the relationship between fish farming and economic development. The study was conducted in Lumino Sub County in Busia district, eastern part of Uganda Four research questions were designed as a guide to the study. These were; 1. What are the Impact...

Assessment Of Nitrate Levels In Water And Soils For Agriculture And Human Utilization In Singida District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT Population growth in urban areas has caused increase in demand of good quality water for domestic use. Due tohigh nitrate levels in water sources reported by District water authoritiesin Singida District, this study was carried to determine sources, levels and distribution of nitrates in water and soils for agriculture and human utilization. Firstly, a reconnaissance survey was carried to identify water sources with high, medium and low levels of nitrates and determine nitrate level...

The Impact Of Change In Land Use On Food Security In Tanzania: A Case Study Of Ng’hong’hona And Iyumbu Wards In Dodoma Municipality

ABSTRACT This study is aimed at assessing the impacts of land use change i.e. changing the use of village land from agricultural based activities to other uses like construction, mining industries etc in cities and municipal villages’ i.e., villages in town vicinity and to what extent has these changes have affected people’s livelihood in these villages and especially their food security. Applied were qualitative and quantitative methods of which cross-sectional survey method based on cas...

Mapping and Analysis of Agricultural Systems in a Part of The Lower River Benue Basin, Nigeria

Abstract The present recession of the Lower River Benue has led to some adverse ecological changes and the decline of agricultural production in the face of rapid population growth in the area. The solution to the problem certainly requires a detailed agricultural land use analysis. The existing agricultural systems in the Lower River Benue Basin were identified and analyzed in order to determine their characteristics and spatial trends as a basis for conscious agricultural planning and inte...

The Accountability in Agricultural Sector (A Case Study of Kwara State Agricultural Development Project)

TABLE OF CONTENT Title page                                                                       i Approval page                                                                 ii Dedication                                                                      iii Acknowledgement          ...

Women Cooperatives And Agricultural Productivity in Selected Local Government Areas in Enugu State

ABSTRACT Cooperatives have been regarded as one of the main institutional machinery for empowering the economically weak members of the society. Despite the availability of cooperative societies, it appears that a significant proportion of rural women are either unaware of the existence of such cooperative societies or are lacking in the basic socioeconomic characteristics that form the prerequisite for participation in such activities. The study, therefore, examined the linkage between wome...

Seasonal Dynamics Of Benthic Macrofauna In The Keta Lagoon

ABSTRACT to influence habitat heterogeneity, possibly serving as strong predictors macrofaunal assemblage and abundance in the Keta lagoon. Some I agoons a re dumping a reas for d isposal o f waste f rom u rban and i ndustrial areas. In some places their water is used for the cooling o f generators o f electric power plants, which return effluent of warmed water to the lagoon. Coastal lagoons are economically important in their use for aquaculture facilities ((Day and Yanez- Arancibia, 1985;...

Effectoflearningstylesandgenderonstudents’achievementin Secondary school agriculture subject in eldoret east sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT DespitetheimportanceofagricultureinKenya’seconomy,academicachievement ofsecondaryschoolagriculturestudentshasnotbeensatisfactory.Thestudents’ meanscoresinthesubjectfrom theyear2007to2013werelessthan50percentof theexpectedscorenationally.ThemeanscoresinAgricultureinEldoretEastSub County ranged between 5.11 and 5.62 outofthe possible 12.00.This poor performancehasbeenpartiallyattributedtostudents’learningstyles;theirinterest inthematerialunderstudy,motivationandthelearningenviron...

Challenges Of Using English Language In The Tanzanian Agricultural Sector Case Study: Maswa And Bariadi Districts

ABSTRACT  The study investigated the challenges of using English language in the Tanzanian agricultural sector and examined the effectiveness of English – Swahili translation of agricultural information. It was conducted in Maswa and Bariadi districts. It covered farmers, pastoralists, agricultural officers (AOs), veterinary officers (VOs) and agricultural input suppliers/sellers (AIS). Semi structured interviews, questionnaires, in depth interviews and documentary reviews were used as met...

Assessing the Significance of UN SDG15 and the Effect of Forest Carbon Sinks on Food and Nutrition Security in Baringo County Kenya

Abstract: The collective efforts made through Development Studies to mitigate natural resource-based conflict like those associated with the environment serve the purpose of improving the good quality of human life. Good quality lifestyle is demonstrated through global, regional, national food and nutrition security. Moreover, it extends to water safety that involves climate change mitigation, enhances societal peace and security of having access to natural resources, additionally, education...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND USE OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AS PREDICTORS OF INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY AMONG SMALLSCALE FARMERS IN SOUTHWESTERN, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Small scale farmers facilitate food production in order to play significant roles in stabilising economy and mitigate hunger in Nigeria. However, the level of productivity of these farmers in the South-western, Nigeria has been seemingly low; not keeping pace with the population growth rate. This trend has been partly attributed to inadequate access to or absence of agricultural information. Previous studies have concentrated more on delivery methods and the sources of agricultural i...


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