DETERMINANTS OF RICE CONSUMPTION AND HOUSEHOLD PREFERENCES IN JOS-NORTH, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

Authors

  • Godfrey Onuwa Department of Agricultural Extension and Management, Federal College of Forestry
  • Alexander Dalla Department of Agricultural Extension and Management, Federal College of Forestry

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.agrise.2023.023.3.5

Keywords:

Consumer behaviour, consumption preference, determinants, households, rice

Abstract

The determinants of rice consumption and household preferences were analyzed. Multistage sampling was adopted and primary data analysed using descriptive statistics and OLS regression model. Socioeconomic factors affected rice consumption and household preferences. Local rice consumption was prevalent. Variables in the regression model were significant determinants of household's rice consumption. Constraints identified also affected rice consumption in the area. Price regulation, technology adoption, and policy modifications are strongly recommended.

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Published

2023-07-31

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Onuwa, G., & Dalla, A. (2023). DETERMINANTS OF RICE CONSUMPTION AND HOUSEHOLD PREFERENCES IN JOS-NORTH, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA. Agricultural Socio-Economics Journal, 23(3), 301–308. https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.agrise.2023.023.3.5

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