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: 410

Table of Content: November 2014; 6(11)

November 2014

Adoption of improved fisheries technologies by fish farmers in southern agricultural zone of Nasarawa State, Nigeria

A survey was conducted in the Southern Agricultural zone of Nasarawa State, north central Nigeria, to assess the intensity of adoption of improved fisheries technologies among fish farmers. A sample of 100 fish farms out of the 202 existing farms identified during the survey was randomly selected for the study. A structured interview schedule was administered to the managers of the selected fish farms to elicit...

Author(s): Salau E. S., Lawee A. Y. , Luka G. E. and Bello D.

November 2014

Women’s role and their decision making in livestock and household management

Rural women play a key role in the livestock management and household activities. However, it is often argued that their contributions are undermined and their decision making power is highly limited. This study was carried out in Yilmana Densa district in Amhara Region, Ethiopia with the objectives to investigate the role of rural women in livestock and household activities, and to examine the level of rural women...

Author(s): Mihiret Mulugeta and Tadesse Amsalu

November 2014

Climate change adaptations of smallholder farmers in South Eastern Ethiopia

The negative impact from the climate change has been striking the agriculture sector in Africa. For countries like Ethiopia, whose livelihood occupation of the nation is mainly based on subsistence agriculture that highly rely on rainfall, making an adjustment to adapt to the changing situation is crucial. Therefore, designing context specific adaptation strategies are essential to moderate the negative effect of...

Author(s): D. Temesgen, H. Yehualashet and D. S. Rajan