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Artículo de revista especializada
Household requirements versus profit optimization

The win-win solution strategies among small-holder farmers in South Western Nigeria
Satisfaction of household requirements and profit maximization has been the main goals of subsistence small-holder farmers in the rural communities of Nigeria. This necessitated the practice of multiple/mixed cropping of arable crops. On the contrary, a part of the National food security agenda of the Federal government is the raising...
Nigeria
2013

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development

This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It carries twenty one articles contributed by different individuals, from: policy arena, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups. The United...
Gabon - Liberia - Mali - Nigeria - Somalia
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Challenges and prospects of smallholder oil palm production in Awka Agricultural Zone of Anambra State, Nigeria

The study examined the challenges and prospects of smallholder oil palm production in Awka Agricultural Zone of Anambra State. Seventy two smallholder oil palm farmers were interviewed for the purpose of eliciting information. Smallholder oil palm farmers in Awka Agricultural Zone were educated (79.2% - Senior Secondary School Certificate and...
Nigeria
2013 - University of Nigeria

Artículo de revista especializada
Poverty analysis of rice farming households

A multidimensional approach
The official measurement and analysis of poverty in Nigeria has historically relied upon the single dimension, consumption based monetary approach with little attention on multidimensional poverty assessment. This study was therefore carried out to assess the multidimensional poverty index of rice farming households in Nasarawa/Benue Rice Hub, Nigeria. The study...
Nigeria
2013

Estudio de caso
Profils d'exploitations familiales d'éleveurs en Afrique de l'Ouest et en Afrique Centrale

Les 130 exploitations familiales étudiées dans 9 pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest et d'Afrique Centrale n'ont pas les mêmes caractéristiques selon qu'elles soient implantées en zone sahélienne ou en zone de savane (superficies plus grandes et meilleure sécurisation foncière, taille légèrement plus importante des familles au Sahel qu'en Savane). Ce sont des exploitations agropastorales dans...
Burkina Faso - Cameroon - Chad - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal
2013 - Association pour la Promotion de l'Elevage au Sahel et en Savane

Artículo de revista especializada
Risk management strategies utilized by small scale poultry farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria

Implications for agricultural transformation
Birds can only tolerate narrow temperature changes; therefore, poultry flocks are vulnerable to climate induced risk. This study investigated risk management strategies utilized by small scale poultry farmers in Oyo state. A total of 118 respondents were sampled using multi stage sampling procedure. Interview schedule was used to elicit perception...
Nigeria
2013 - University of Ibadan

Artículo de revista especializada
What drives technology utilization, learning and transfer in agriculture?

Lessons from Nigerian women farmers
This study examines the factors that drive technology utilisation, learning and transfer among women farmers in Nigeria. It assesses both modern and indigenous technologies used in farming activities. Three states were purposively selected from the six that comprise the South West geopolitical zone of the country. Structured questionnaire was administered...
Nigeria
2013

Documento técnico
Leaping & learning

Linking smallholders to markets
Over the last fifty years food production per person in Africa has grown disappointingly slowly at little more than 10%. The population of Africa is growing rapidly at an average annual rate of 2.5% and is expected to almost double by 2050 to close to two billion people. Chronic hunger...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Mali - Mozambique - Nigeria - Senegal - South Africa - Togo - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2013 - Agriculture for Impact

Estudio de caso
Equator initiative case study series

The Smallholders Foundation Nigeria
The Smallholders Foundation promotes sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation through educational radio programmes. Smallholder Farmers Rural Radio broadcasts daily programs on agricultural management, environmental conservation, and market access, which reach over 250,000 smallholder farmers. Broadcasts are done in the local Igbo language, and reach listeners in three local government catchments...
Nigeria
2012 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Documento de la Conferencia
Impact of improved agricultural technology adoption on sustainable rice productivity and rural farmers’ welfare in Nigeria: A Local Average Treatment Effect (LATE) technique

This study examined the impact of improved rice varieties adoption on rice productivity and farming households’ welfare in Nigeria using a cross sectional data of 481 rice farmers drawn from three states to represent the major rice producing ecologies (Irrigated, upland and lowland) in Nigeria. Access to seed was found...
Nigeria
2012 - African Development Bank

Artículo de revista especializada
Determinants of access and farmers’ use of Information and Communication Technologies (1CTs) in Edo State, Nigeria

This study assessed determinants of farmers’ access and use of new ICTS in the study area. Data obtained from 270 respondents through multi-stage sampling technique were subjected to descriptive and logit regression analysis. The results show that GSM is the only new ICT farmers have access to (mean= 2.66) and...
Nigeria
2012 - University of Benin

Artículo de revista especializada
Availability and Use of Modern Information and Communication Technologies among Farmers in Orumba South Lga of Anambra State, Nigeria

The study ascertained the availability and use of telecommunication/computer information and communication technologies among farmers in Orumba South L.G.A of Anambra State, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to describe the demographic characteristics of the farmers in the study area, identify Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in telecommunication/computer available...
Nigeria
2011 - Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: The forest sector in the green economy in Africa

The present edition highlights the significance of the forestry sector to the overall economy and its importance overall in the region’s land use, demonstrating its potential to make a difference in improving (or worsening) an economy’s green credentials. It is an important message about forestry and greenness.
Cameroon - Liberia - Nigeria - Rwanda - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Informe
Improving household survey instruments for understanding agricultural household adaptation to Climate Change

Water stress and variability
The Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) surveys which have collected information on many dimensions of household well-being for over 36 countries since 1980 are one of the most important data sources for informing policy making on development. The LSMS surveys have been used to assess household welfare, to understand household...
Ethiopia - Malawi - Niger - Nigeria - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2011 - World Bank

Artículo de revista especializada
Small scale farmers' perception and adaptation to climate change in Nasarawa State of Nigeria

Climate change and severe weather events such as temperature shocks and declining rainfall often strongly impede sustainable farming development, especially where agriculture is rain fed and when other external shocks such as poverty, poor access to inputs and credit are common. This is the context in which small scale farmers...
Nigeria
2011 - University of Ilorin

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Economic and social significance of forests for Africa’s sustainable development

The year 2011 has been proclaimed the International Year of Forests (in brief “Forests 2011”) and it is being celebrated under the theme “Forests for People”. This is truly a remarkable theme. One cannot come close to covering all of it in a single edition of Nature & Faune as...
Cameroon - Gabon - Ghana - Lesotho - Nigeria - Rwanda - South Africa - Zambia
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Climate change implications for agricultural development and natural resources conservation in Africa

This edition of Nature & Faune magazine explores climate change implications for agricultural development and natural resources conservation in Africa. It provides a rich menu spanning many dimensions of climate change as it relates to the African rural farmer, fisher-folk and herdsman who are on the frontline of managing and...
Cameroon - Chad - Ghana - Mauritania - Nigeria - Senegal - Sudan - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Libro
Climate Change and Food-Systems Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa

The present ability or otherwise of Africa to cope with climate change and improve its agricultural production depends on the environment and natural resources base of the continent, on the impacts of its past and on the nature of its present interactions with the outside world. Africa is a large...
Benin - Burundi - Djibouti - Ethiopia - Kenya - Madagascar - Malawi - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Rwanda - Sudan - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Manual
Making CAADP work for women farmers

A review of progress in six countries
The Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) aims to revitalize African farming in order to reduce rural poverty and hunger. This is a massively important undertaking for a continent where a third of the population continue to struggle with chronic malnutrition. But is CAADP getting the right strategies, policies and...
Ethiopia - Kenya - Malawi - Nigeria - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2011 - ActionAid International

Artículo de revista especializada
Evaluation of women farmers’ perception of the impact of Women-In-Agriculture programme on yield, income and decision-making power in South-eastern Nigeria

One of the reasons that necessitated the establishment of Women-in-Agriculture (WIA) Programme in 1989 was the perception that women farmers were not having adequate access to extension services compared to their male counterparts. Feminists argued that the inadequate access to extension services resulted in women farmers having poor farm yields,...
Nigeria
2010 - University of Abuja
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