Constaints to Extension Contact with Women Farmers (n Enugu State

Authors

  • E A Onwubuya Department of Agricultural Extension University of Nigeria Nsukka

Keywords:

Constaints, Extension Contact, Women Farmers

Abstract

This study investigated constraints to extension contact with women farmers in Enugu State. Two hundred and thirty eight respondents consisting of 92 ApP staff and 146 women farmers selected through multi -stage sampling technique were involved. Questionnaire and interview schedule were used for data collection and the analytical fool employed was factor analysis. Specific factors identified as limiting extension contact with Women farmers in EnuguState include: lack of technical competence of ADP extension staff a(rd poor recommendation domain participation from the extension workers' perspective while the women gave technological incompatibility and inadequate logistic support as factors.

References

Child, D. (1978), The Essentials of Factor Analysis, Holt Rinehart and Wiston Ltd. New York. Enugu State (1992), Agricultural Development Programme, Annual Report.

Nnonyelu, C. C. And Agu, V. C. (1994), Methodology and strategy for the conduct of OFAR with respect to WIA, paper presented at the National On -Farm Adaptive Research (OFAR) and Research Workshop, 11 - 15th April, ARMTI, Ilorin.

Obibuaku, L. O. (989), The Place of Agricultural Extension in Nigerian Agricultural Development. A Guest lecture at a Technical Workshop by Farmers' Alliance Club, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

Obinne, C.P.O. (1991), Adoption of improved cassava production technologies by small scale farmers in Bendel State, Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology Vol. 1 (1), 12 -15.

Oyaide, J. F. O. (1989), Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Government; Second February Lecture in Rural Development at Centre for Development and Rural Cooperatives, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Saito, K. A. And Spurting, D. (1992), World Bank Discussion Papers. No. 156, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Ternilayo, O. A. (1979), Designing rural development projects: Some lessons from Nigerian experience; Agricultural Administration. Vol. 6.

World Bank (1985), Agricultural Research and Extension: An Evaluation of the World Bank Experience: The World Bank. Washington D.C.

Downloads

How to Cite

Onwubuya, E. A. (2015). Constaints to Extension Contact with Women Farmers (n Enugu State. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 1. Retrieved from https://journal.aesonnigeria.org/index.php/jae/article/view/304

Issue

Section

General Extension and Teaching Methods