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Impact of Agricultural Land Acquisition for Urbanisation on Agricultural Activities of Affected Households in Bumbogo Sector

Abstract The procedure by which the government obtains agricultural land for urbanization involves acquisition of agricultural land from multiple users, transferring it into non-farming land, and then developing and establishing infrastructure on the non-agricultural region. Land acquisition for urbanization had a substantial influence on agriculture in the Bumbogo sector. 2002, 2012, and 2022 are the most recent 20 years. In this study, conduction of surveys in a range of communities to find...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN AN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (A CASE STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK ENUGU)

Abstract The researchers, researched on the project titled the role of financial institution in an agricultural development (a case study of agricultural development Bank Enugu). In pursuance of this research, the researchers divided the work into five chapters, chapter one, dealt with the introduction of the study, background of the study etc. among the purposes includes. To identify the problems of agriculture and its finance in Nigeria. To access the role of financial institutions in assi...

THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN FINANCING AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA ECONOMY

INTRODUCTION  1.1BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Agriculture, man’s oldest profession which used to be Nigeria’s Chief foreign exchange earner, has been neglected over the years because of the discovery of oil. This factor has led to the disappearance of most mineral resources in the country like the groundnut pyramind of the north, the cocoa sacks of the west nad the palm oil drums of the East.Not only, the hard currency accruing from agricultural export gone but the population which continued...

Proximate and Macro Element Composition of Four Fish Species from Lower River Benue Makurdi Benue State Nigeria

A study was conducted on four fresh water fish species: Protopterus  annectens, Labeo coubie, Auchenoglanis occidentalis and Mormyrus  rume from lower river Benue, Makurdi to determine the proximate  and macro elements composition of these fish species from lower river  Benue Makurdi. A total of 600 fish samples were collected, 50 samples  from each species for the period of three months. Fish samples were  collected and transported to the University of Agriculture Makurdi,  Department...

Conversion And Hedonic Price Analysis Of Agricultural Land Due To Urbanization In Njoro Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Over the years, Njoro Sub-County in Kenya has become increasingly urbanized, transforming from a transcendently rustic, horticultural territory, to dominatingly urban non-agrarian locale; driven mainly by growth of population. Agriculture being the main source of livelihood for the rural and semi-urban residents is being acutely jeopardized by rapid urbanization. Despite extensive studies on agricultural land conversion, there exists a knowledge gap on the extent of agricultural land...

Assessment of Urban Agriculture as A Means of Sustainable Urban Livelihood in Enugu Metropolis, Enugu State Nigeria

ABSTRACT Urban agriculture is defined as the practice of farming within the boundaries of towns or cities. It is one of the most common informal sector activities of urban dwellers in Enugu. Farming in this sense involves crop cultivation, animal rearing and fish farming. In this definition of urban agriculture, the location of farms plays the most important role. Approximately half of the residents in Enugu are involved in the practice. This is similar to the rates in other towns/cities in ...

MICROFINANCE BANKING AS A STRATEGY FOR SMALL SCALE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION The revitalization of the agricultural sector has been the cornerstone of the government development policy. This is aimed at moving the country quickly to self-sufficiency in food production of agricultural raw materials for domestic agro-based industries. The need to increase agricultural productivity is implicit in the fact that It remains the leading non-oil sector of Nigerians population. The main objective of the agricultural policy as laid down by “Agricultural Policy fo...

Socio - Economic Determinants Of Girls’ Performance In Agriculture In Public Mixed Day Secondary Schools Of Kirinyaga Central Sub - County, Kirinyaga County, Kenya

For many of the world’s people, agriculture is both a source of food and a means of livelihood. In Kenya, the agriculture sector has immense contribution to the economy in terms of providing food, employment and foreign exchange among other roles. Women make essential contributions to the country’s agricultural and rural economy. Besides their daily routine consisting of cooking, cleaning, and other domestic chores, women are heavily involved in all aspects of the country’s agricul...

Analysis of Rural Women’s Use of Technologies in Women in Agriculture Programme in Umuahia Agricultural Zone.

ABSTRACT  Food production, majorly revolves around women who are most times not privileged to have some inputs at their disposal. The use of improved technologies in production no doubt increases food production but women are not empowered to make use of these technologies in Umuahia Agricultural Zone, Abia State. This study therefore, analysed the rural women‟s use of technologies in Women in Agriculture (WIA) programme in Umuahia Agricultural zone of Abia State. Data were collected with ...

THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: 1986-2013

ABSTRACTThe study examines the role of commercial banks in Agricultural development in Nigeria, spanning from 1986-2010. The methodology used is ordinary least squares (OLS), using P.C give 8.00 package. The findings from the study support the view that commercial bank loans are not getting to red farmers. The commercial banks loan to Agricultural sector is positive and significant at 5% level, contributing 67.65 percent variations in Real Agricultural output in Nigeria. Real interest rate an...

The Role Of Institutions In Enhancing Youth Involvement In Agriculture: A Case Of Mzumbe Ward In Mvomero District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT The research was done to assess the role of institutions in enhancing youth’s involvement in agriculture among 120 youth in Mzumbe Ward in Mvomero District. The specific objectives were: Youths’ assessment of agriculture as an income-generating activity, determining the extent of youth involvement in agriculture, examining factors influencing youth’s involvement in agriculture and analyzing the association between institutions and youth’s willingness to engage in agriculture...

Land Use Planning

INTRODUCTION The beauty of agriculture is that every waste product from a sector can be recycled and used for the benefit of another sector, thereby leading to profit maximization and cost minimization. This can also be applicable in fisheries where aquaculture; which is the rearing or farming of economically important aquatic plants and animal in a confined environment is combined with any other form of agriculture like crop science, animal science, soil science amongst others which are cult...

Relationship Between The Learning Of Agriculture In Secondary Schools And Employment Creation By Out-Of-School Youth In Emuhaya Sub-County, Vihiga County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Secondary school Agriculture in Kenya should equip the learners with knowledge and practical skills necessary for creation of employment. Agriculture is believed to be the backbone of the Kenyan economy contributing to over 30% of the Gross Domestic Product and employs about 80% of the rural population. Kenya Vision 2030 positions agriculture as a key driver for delivering the 10% annual economic growth. It is estimated that 64% of unemployed persons in Kenya are youth, indicating a ...

Influence Of School Factors On The Implementation Of Secondary School Agriculture Curriculum In Arid And Semi Arid Lands Of Kenya: Case Of Baringo, Makueni And Narok Counties

Introduction and implementation of secondary school agriculture curriculum in Kenya was an endeavor in meeting the developmental needs of the surrounding communities and the country at large. In the case of Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASALs), there is need for human resource that can improve agricultural productivity of the area. Implementation of agriculture curriculum has not sufficiently integrated agricultural activities in the curriculum within the school in preparation of competent h...

Long and Short Run Dynamics of Agricultural and Petroleum Sectors in the Economic Growth of Nigeria

This study examined the economic relationship among agriculture and petroleum sectors and growth of Nigeria’s economy as well as the effects of these two key sectors on the economic growth. The Bound (ARDL) test which was used to examine the long-run relationship among the variables revealed that there is a long-run relationship among agricultural and petroleum sectors and economic growth. In the short run, both sectors have positive significant relationship with the economic growth. While ...


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