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: 484

Table of Content: September 2016; 8(9)

September 2016

Preference of information sources by the fish farming communities of Muktagacha Upazila in Bangladesh

The main purpose of the study was to investigate the preference of information sources by the fish farmers with the reasons for such preference. Data were collected from seventy (70) randomly selected fish farmers (out of 350) from two villages of Kumargata union of Muktagacha upazila under Mymensingh district. A pre-tested and structured interview schedule was used to collect data during the period of 5 to 21 March,...

Author(s): Md. Abdul Momen Miah, Md. Asaduzzaman Sarker, Debashish Sarker Dev and Kamrun Nahar Kabita

September 2016

Workers’ perception of intranet efficiency in the Nigerian Customs Service: example for effective organizational management of extension services in Nigeria

This study examined staff perception of intranet in enhancing organizational communication in Nigeria Custom Service (NCS). Data were collected from 134 randomly selected respondents using a questionnaire. They were management staff (7.5%), senior staff (41.8%) and junior staff (50.7%). Their age was distributed as 44.8% (18 to 35 years) and 55.2% (36 to 58 years). With regards to computer literacy, 91.8% were computer...

Author(s): Emmanuel C. Odiaka and Chijoke Okoro

September 2016

Determinants of market participation and the institutional constraints: Case study of Kweneng West, Botswana

For smallholder livestock farmers to benefit from their livestock, they need to fully participate in the market. This study identifies the determinants of market participation by smallholder livestock farmers in Botswana. The study used data collected from 132 smallholder livestock farmers in Kweneng West in 2007. A logit model was used to identify factors that determine whether smallholder farmers will participate in...

Author(s): Keneilwe Kgosikoma and Patrick Malope

September 2016

Adoption levels of agroforestry tree types and practices by smallholders in the semi-arid areas of Kenya: A case of Makueni County

A survey targeting smallholder households was carried out in Mumbuni and Ndovoini sub-locations in the semi arid Makueni County, Kenya, to identify agroforestry types and practices and their level of adoption and socio-economic factors influencing adoption of agroforestry. The study involved a survey of 234 households using a structured questionnaire. The collected data was subjected to descriptive statistical analysis...

Author(s): Maluki J. M., Kimiti J. M., Nguluu S. and Musyoki J. K.