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THE MEMOIR OF A VILLAGE BOY 2

Egwu grew up among his peers. They were lots of things extra-ordinary about Egwu; he was loved and admired by everyone including elders. He was an obedient child, brilliant and asked very sensitive questions which were capable of making an adult marvel. His father often told him stories ranging to his life and ordeal as […]

FOOD AND ANIMAL FARMING

5.3  Conclusion In conclusion, subsistence farmers are the bedrock of most developing countries economy, in Nigeria, their contributions to the economy of the nation has not been given the necessary attention hence this study. Subsistence farmers or small-scale farmers are one of the driving force in economy development of Nigeria. Against the backdrop of negative […]

SMALL SCALE FARMING IN NIGERIA

Also, in terms of equipment and technology relating to agricultural production, Quisumbing, Brown, Feldstein, Haddad and Pena (1995) confirmed that female farmers generally own fewer tools than men. They further noted that since farm capital contributes positively to yields, female farmers are likely to have lower yields than male farmers. According to Gupta (2012), the […]

SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE

LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1     Conceptual Framework  2.1.1  Agriculture There are different perceptions about agriculture depending on the discipline that one is examining it from. Agriculture, like any economic activity, requires relevant resources and rewards for optimum performance (Amenyah & Puplampu, 2013). Agriculture is essential for inclusive development because it produces goods as well as economic wealth […]

POWER 2

5.4   RECOMMENDATION In other to aid households in their drive to grow and function efficiently, the following recommendations were proffered based on the result gotten from this study; Increase electricity supply around the country Since it has been found that electricity is related to growth, increasing electricity supply in an energy hungry nation like Nigeria […]

IMPROVING POWER SUPPLY IN NIGERIA

Alternative source of power used            Number               Percentage Solar      56           15 Generating set  322         84 Others 6              1 Total      384         100   From the table, 56 (about 15%) of the respondents uses solar power as alternative means,322 (about 84%) of the respondents uses generating set as alternative means of power, while 6 (about […]