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: 489

Table of Content: February 2015; 7(2)

February 2015

A survey on preservation methods of leftover vegetables among retailers of Bungudu Local Government Area Zamfara State-Nigeria

This study aimed at investigating the different methods of preserving vegetable left over after market hours among retailers of Bungudu local government area of Zamfara state-Nigeria. Out of the total number of markets in the local Government ten villages were randomly selected and in each of the village market, six vegetables sellers were choose at random and administered with the questionnaire making the total of...

Author(s): Garba, J., T. Rabiu, A. Yusuf, M. Aliyu, N. Musa and H. Muhammad

February 2015

Adaptation of farming practices by the smallholder farmers in response to climate change

The study was conducted to determine the extent of adaptation of farming practices by smallholder farmers in response to climate change in coastal regions of Bangladesh. The data were collected from 80 randomly selected smallholder farmers with the objectives to identify the adaptation of farming practices, to determine the factors those influence adaptation of farming practices and to find out the constraints faced by...

Author(s): Billah, M. M., Sarker, M. A., Miah, M. A. M. and Kabir, K. H.

February 2015

Roles of youths groups in rural community development in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Youths are dynamic force for social transformation and rural community development. This study identified types of youth groups and their roles in rural community development; constraints to effective participation of youth in rural community development and strategies to improve effective participation of youths in rural community development. Multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select 60 respondents for the...

Author(s): Iwuchukwu J. C., Ogbonna O. I. and Agboti I. O.

February 2015

Adoption of innovative teaching strategies in active learning and experiential learning by Egyptian agricultural technical schools instructors

Agricultural Technical School (ATS) instructors in Upper Egypt have been engaged in professional development workshops intended to improve classroom and laboratory teaching by implementing active learning strategies and workshops designed to enhance student learning through real-life experiences via internships. The adoption of these new innovations has been successful; however, through assessments of concerns the ATS...

Author(s): R. Kirby Barrick, Brian E. Myers and Mohamed M. Samy

February 2015

Determinants of loan repayment performance: Case study of Harari microfinance institutions

The study was conducted in Eastern Hararghe Zone of the Harari Regional State, Ethiopia. This study is intended to assess factors affecting loan repayment performance of Harari Microfinance Institution. The survey was conducted in three Kebele Associations having the maximum number of borrowers, by selecting 120 sample households through systematic random sampling between defaulters and non-defaulters of the MFI. Out of...

Author(s): Firafis Haile