Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 406

Full Length Research Paper

Rural communities access to community and social development projects in North Central Nigeria

Ochepo Comfort Owakoyi
  • Ochepo Comfort Owakoyi
  • Department of Extension and Communication, College of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria
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  •  Received: 06 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 18 July 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019


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