African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6545

Full Length Research Paper

Household welfare status and crop insurance uptake by cocoa farmers in Ondo State, Nigeria

Balogun T. Olabanji
  • Balogun T. Olabanji
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Olajide O. Adeola
  • Olajide O. Adeola
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Thomas A. Kehinde
  • Thomas A. Kehinde
  • Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 April 2021
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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