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simulation study of constraints on traditional farming systems in northern Nigeria

Eric W. Crawford

simulation study of constraints on traditional farming systems in northern Nigeria

by Eric W. Crawford

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria, Northern,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Farms, Small -- Nigeria, Northern -- Mathematical models.,
    • Farm income -- Nigeria, Northern -- Mathematical models.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nigeria, Northern -- Mathematical models.,
    • Traditional farming -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Eric W. Crawford.
      SeriesMSU international development papers,, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1476.N62 N672 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3145268M
      LC Control Number82623038

        4. types of farming systems 1. Types of farming systemsYou should understand that there are many different types of farming system around the world You should have case studies of how different farm systems around the world function and varyYou should use and apply the human and physical factors in a located context. strategy approach which is attuned to Nigerian age-long farm practice. This study reveals certain constraints militating against efficiency in small holder farming in Nigeria and suggests many ways to transform the activities of the farmers for enhanced productivity. Some recommendations are made which includes, Nigerian.

      Study of Technological and Farming Systems Adaptation to Climate Change in Farming Communities of Enugu State, Nigeria By Emeka Celestine Nzeh by Ogugua Rita Eboh, ATPS Research Paper Series No. 5 Tracking Effective Indigenous Adaptation Strategies on Impacts of Climate Variability on Food Security and Health of Subsistence Farmers in Tanzania.   This paper examines farmers’ perceptions of their exposure to climate change in rural northern Nigeria. It also examines whether there is a significant relationship between the exposure of farmers to climate change and their need for financial access as an adaptation strategy. Questionnaires were administered to respondents in rural communities in northern by: 7.

      Types and Number of Traditional Small-Scale Enterprises Using Forest-Based Products 79 Table Financial Rates of Return for Selected Tree-Farming Projects Financed by the World Bank 81 Table Financial Rates of Return for Two Tree Plantations: India 82 Table Table Table Table Table Table Table File Size: 7MB. In another study on the assessement of the economics of fish farming in Ibadan Metropolis,Nigeria. The study revealed that most farmers with secondary education and above operate at small-scale level with an average of three (3) ponds. Fish farmers practiced polyculture fish farming. Clarias spp is File Size: KB.


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By Eric W. Crawford. Abstract. Farm Management, Downloads August June 5, OAI identifier: Provided by: Research Papers in Economics.

Download PDF: Author: Eric W. Crawford. The paper discusses understanding versus quantification in farming systems research. The strengths and weaknesses of a large-scale and rapid exploratory surveys are compared. The value of a comprehensive rather than partial approach is illustrated with results from a recent simulation study of farm households in northern Nigeria.

Biographical Information. Crawford, E. A Simulation Study of Constraints on Traditional Farming Systems in Northern Nigeria. MSU International Development Paper No. 2, Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

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The study investigated the constraints to agricultural development in Nigeria using time series data spanning the period – and contemporary econometricFile Size: KB. The objectives of the study is to describe the socio-economic constraints to integrated fish farming, determine the acceptability of fish culture fed with maggots and identify the constraints and solution faced by integrated fish farming.

OLOGY Study area: Ogun State is one of maritime coastal. constraints that greatly decreased both the efficiency and re-liability of plant-based subsistence during the last glacial cycle, ultimately preventing the development of agriculture.

Social Institutions Are a Dominant Internal Constraint The transition to agriculture was certainly limited by internal constraints. MAIZE MIXED FARMING SYSTEM Characteristics of the system. This farming system serves as the food basket of the East and Southern Africa region (see Box for basic data on the system).

Both local and hybrid maize are grown and the former is often preferred for home consumption because of its better taste - in spite of lower yields.

Eric W. Crawford. Michigan State Stochastic, Farm Simulation Model for Northern Nigeria: An Experimental Design Approach. Nov ; A Simulation Study of Constraints on Traditional Farming. quent overall gross domestic product of Nigeria, as well as to the protein intake of her citizenry.

The focus is on the determination. of the magnitude of constraints affecting aquaculture development in the country, using Akwa Ibom State as a case study. A micro-feasibility study of PL, a food and agricultural sector assessment, and a study of rural roads in Mauritania; Agricultural surveys and rural development analysis for the Mandara Mountain region in Cameroun; Workshops on farming systems research in conjunction with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council; An.

On-farm trials, on-station experiments and crop rotation modelling of farming systems across northern Germany were used in this study ().The study area is divided into an eastern part that is characterized by mostly sandy soils and low annual rainfall of around mm, and a western part with often better soils and higher rainfall of around : Moritz Reckling, Göran Bergkvist, Christine A.

Watson, Christine A. Watson, Frederick L. Stoddard, J. The study profile organic farming practices in southwestern Nigeria. The population of the study is the entire population of vegetable farmers in the South Western Nigeria.

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A farming system is defined as the complex of resources that are arranged and managed according to the totality of production and consumption decisions taken by a farm household, including the choice of crops, livestock, on-farm and off-farm enterprises.

Smallholder farming systems are perceived to share certain characteristics which differentiate them from large-scale, profit-driven by: Figure 1. Location of the Nigerian Study Villages 7 Figure 2.

Knowledge Dilemmas in semi-arid systems of NRM 8 Figure 3. A Simple Model of Wealth and Poverty in Sahelian Households 21 List of Tables Table 1.

The S,C&L Approach Compared with some Traditional Approaches to SAPS Research 29 Table 2. Research Agendas yield gaps are high and poor soils, amongst other constraints add to the difficulties for sustainable farming and incomes.

Cereals like Sorghum, Millets, Wheat, Maize and Rice are major staple foods of the most population. These cereals are grown over an area of m ha producing m tons (Table1).File Size: 1MB. Economic, social and cultural benefits of silvopastoral systems in Nigeria.

Three out of the five agricultural zones in Nigeria are prominent and have a comparative advantage for livestock production. A major constraint is the availability of feeds due to the serious weather fluctuations.

Jump to Journal Articles Working Papers Climate Change and Crop Choice in Zambia: A Mathematical Programming Approach Annual Meeting, July, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.Otchere et al., () reported that pastoralist Fulani in Giwa district of northern Nigeria allow sheep to accompany cattle for grazing but tethered their goats under shelter.

These goats were fed cut-and-carry green forage in the rainy season. Similar management systems have been described by .Tractorized areas in Nigeria by crop (10, hectares, January–August ) 3 abSources of rented tractors in rainy season (%) 5 Farm household types and farm mechanization in southern Nigeriaa 8 Farm household types and farm mechanization in northern Nigeriaa 9 Values of some parameters 13 Person-days/hectare 14File Size: KB.