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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 ...

Agricultural Investments and Institutional Arrangements’ Impact on Food Insecurity in Kenya: A Case Research of New Partnership for Africa’s Development from 2003-2020

Abstract: Is Africa capable of feeding itself given the alarming performance and projections shared by international organizations on poverty and food insecurity prevalence in the continent? What seems to be holding back agricultural production in most African countries? This research has sought to answer these questions and has identified that the Agriculture sector will spearhead this transformation since the economic development of most African states is driven by the growth of the sector...

Agricultural Commercialization And its Impact on Land Tenure Relations in The Nanumba North District

ABSTRACT The focus of recent literature is on land grabbing through international investment in African agriculture has attracted much attention in the media but overlooks the processes of social differentiation in rural communities, which is also resulting in processes of accumulation of large expanses of farmland by emerging commercial farmers. There are multiple pathways by which agricultural commercialization and land consolidation can occur. This study explored emergent land markets wit...

Perceptions Of Agriculture Teachers Toward Integration Of Selected Climate Change Topics Into Secondary School Agriculture Syllabus In Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Secondary school agriculture curriculum was introduced in Kenya to equip learners with knowledge on the basic principles of farming. The intention was to bring out school graduates who would embrace self-employment and even create employment for others in their farms. Agriculture sector contributes significantly to economic development of this country through; provision of food, employment, market for industrial goods, raw materials for industries and foreign exchange. To realize the...

Using Management Strategy Evaluation to address problems arising as a result of competing users of the South African horse mackerel resource

Abstract The Cape horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus capensis ) has traditionally made an important contribution to the South African fishing industry and is a key component of the Benguela ecosystem. This thesis concerns the assessment and management of the South African horse mackerel resource. It starts with a brief review of the biology of the Cape horse mackerel and the history of the fishery, as well as of the Management Strategy Evaluation approach, which was applied in this work. Ass...

Investigating The Relationship Between Agricultural Productivity And Economic Growth In Namibia

ABSTRACT   Over the years, Namibia has made efforts to promote the agriculture sector in its National Development Plans. The current five-year plan still identifies the agriculture sector with the potential to boost economic growth to address challenges of food security, unemployment and poverty reduction. However, despite these efforts, the sector’s contribution to GDP remains minimal. Even though, economic theory supports the view that agriculture is a pre-requisite to stimulate growth ...

THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH (1980– 2007)

ABSTRACT In recent decades, the potential contribution of agriculture to economic growth has been a subject of much controversy among development economists.  While some contend that agricultural development is a pre-condition for industrialization, others strongly disagree and argue for a different path. Taking advantage of Ordinary Least Square Method (OLD), the research carried out by means of secondary data and using independent variables: Agricultural Development, Capital Accumulation,...

EFFECTS OF MOTIVATION ON PRODUCTIVITY IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN THE GHANA PRISONS SERVICE: A CASE STUDY OF THE MEDIUM SECURITY PRISON NSAWAM

ABSTRACT The Ghana Prisons Service engages in agriculture for two main reasons: for knowledge and skills acquisition in agriculture by the prisoners and to produce food for consumption. There is the perception of low levels of productivity in agriculture in the Ghana Prisons Service. The study sought to determine the effects of motivation on increasing productivity in agriculture at Nsawam Medium Security Prison in order to achieve the reasons for which the Service engages in Agriculture. The...

Factors Influencing Contextualized Teaching And Learning In Mwanza City Primary Schools Using Agricultural Experiences

ABSTRACT The study was conducted in Mwanza City. The study intended to assess whether teaching and learning agriculture in primary schools was contextualized. A total of 145 respondents comprised the sample of the study. They included head teachers, district agricultural education officer, Ward Education officers, teachers and pupils. Cross- sectional research design was employed, whereby data were collected at a single point in time. The study covered two districts namely Nyamagana and Ileme...

Factors Influencing Contextualized Teaching And Learning In Mwanza City Primary Schools Using Agricultural Experiences

ABSTRACT The study was conducted in Mwanza City. The study intended to assess whether teaching and learning agriculture in primary schools was contextualized. A total of 145 respondents comprised the sample of the study. They included head teachers, district agricultural education officer, Ward Education officers, teachers and pupils. Cross- sectional research design was employed, whereby data were collected at a single point in time. The study covered two districts namely Nyamagana and Ilem...

THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (1986-2010)

ABSTRACT The 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 a...

Influence Of Young Farmers’ Club Of Kenya Activities On Students’ Performance In Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education Agriculture In Rongai Sub-County Of Nakuru, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) activities are vital in the mastery and attainment of skills in agriculture subject since it is best learned by use of practical activities. Increased youth participation in agricultural production is necessary and vital in facilitating food and nutritional security. The primary objective of YFCK is to train young people to be productive future farmers. Since secondary school education is terminal to the majority of the Youth, non-attainment of lifelong sk...

Farmers Information Literacy And Awareness Towards Agricultural Produce And Food Security: FADAMA III Programs In Osun State Nigeria

Abstract: Agriculture remains the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, because it does not only contribute to the largest share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), it is the largest employer of labour and a key contributor to wealth creation and poverty alleviation, as large percentage of the population derive their income from agriculture and related activities . Agricultural sector is the backbone of many economies in Africa, but most African countries are yet to devote their efforts to the diss...

Impact of Agricultural Financing on The Agricultural Output in Nigeria

ABSRACT This study examined the effect of agriculturalfinancing on agricultural output in Nigeria.This study is necessitated by the fact that agricultural practices have not been given full attention they deserve in Nigeria knowing truly that the country by nature is gifted in agriculture and its neglect is our bane in terms of food production and revenue yield. The research relied on secondary data that was used, which concentrated on banks credit and Government funding of the agricultur...

Contribution of National Agricultural Advisory Service Programme (Naads) On Commercialization of Agriculture in Rwamucucu Sub-County Kabale District Uganda

ABSTRACT The study aimed at establishing the impact of NAADS programme towards subsistance agriculture in Rwamucucu sub-county guided by the theory of agricultural service provision, through creation of awareness about formation of farmers’ institutions and building their capacity. The study was guided by the following research questions: What is the impact of NAADS on peasant Agriculture? The study was based on the literature that highlighted on the modernization of agriculture and innovat...


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