International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Analysis of Access to Credit and Agriculture Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 160-164
    Received: 19 September 2017
    Accepted: 29 September 2017
    Published: 3 December 2017
    Abstract: This study examined the influence of access to credit on agriculture production in Sub-Saharan Africa. The nature and availability of panel dataset constrained the study to analyze its aim through a panel co-integration approach. The analysis was carried out for 21 selected African countries, over the period 2000-2014. The findings indicated eviden... Show More
  • Environmental and Economic Perception of Urban Farming in Aba, Nigeria

    Okoro Enyinnaya Okoro, Iwueke Nyainbau Tarinabo, Agunanna Henry Ibe, Ndulaka Chigozie Martin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 165-172
    Received: 4 June 2017
    Accepted: 6 July 2017
    Published: 10 January 2018
    Abstract: This study examines the economic and environmental contribution of urban farming in Aba, Abia State. Landsat 8 Satellite image was used to acquire the Land Cover of Aba. Random sampling techniques were used to select 100 individuals that are involved in urban farming. Data for the study were collected using questionnaire and interviews. Descriptive... Show More