THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY BASED ORGANISATIONS (CBOS) IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION: EXPERIENCE FROM ONDO, NIGERIA

Abstract Poverty is pronounced when the basic necessities of life (which include adequate income, education, good health, security, sense of dignity and a certain level of freedom) are absent. The study examined the role of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) in poverty alleviation in Ondo city, Ondo State, Nigeria, with the view of providing guidelines for […]

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF MAIZE FARMERS IN KANO STATE OF NIGERIA USING A DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS APPROACH

Abstract This study determined technical efficiency among maize farmers in Doguwa Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State, Nigeria. One hundred and seventy nine maize farmers were sampled using a three stage sampling procedure. Primary data was used with the aid of structured questionnaire. The results were analysed using descriptive statistics and Data Envelopment Analysis […]