Rural Land Utilization and Commercial Agriculture among Female arable Crop Farmers in South West Nigeria | Land Portal

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AJLPGS:17982
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11
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Utilization of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes poses a threat to food production and agriculture commercialization. Hence, this study examined Rural Land Utilization and Commercial Agriculture among Female arable Crop Farmers in South West Nigeria. A multistage sampling procedure was used to collect primary data through questionnaire administration. Findings shows that 71.62% of the women had land market index of 0, indicating that they obtained their land through non-transaction based method and 28.38% acquired their land through transaction based method. Maize 65% and Cassava 41% was found to drive commercialization most, while the Probit regression analysis shows that land market index (p0.05), households size (p

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Fasakin, Idowu James
ADEGBOYEGA, Oluwatosin Mary

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