SOCIOECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS IN SHENDAM, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

Authors

  • Godfrey Onuwa Department of Agricultural Extension and Management, Federal College of Forestry
  • Sambo Mailumo Research Coordinating Unit, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria
  • Chizoba Chizea Research Unit, Northern Guinea Savannah Research Station
  • Cosmas Alamanjo Department of Agricultural Technology, Federal College of Forestry

Keywords:

Agrarian community, determinants, diversification, livelihoods, smallholders, Nigeria

Abstract

Livelihood diversification is an integral component of household income. Diversification determinants were estimated. Multistage sampling was adopted, and primary data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and Logit regression. Socioeconomic factors affected livelihoods. Several diversification activities and derivable benefits are indicated. Variations in diversification decisions were attributable to the regression variables. Policy modifications and strategies that improve livelihoods are recommended.

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Published

2022-10-31

How to Cite

Onuwa, G., Mailumo, S., Chizea, C., & Alamanjo, C. (2022). SOCIOECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS IN SHENDAM, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA. Agricultural Socio-Economics Journal, 22(4). Retrieved from https://agrise.ub.ac.id/index.php/agrise/article/view/1005