• Biology
  • Published 2010

Economic efficiency of small scale farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria.

@inproceedings{Adeyemo2010EconomicEO,
  title={Economic efficiency of small scale farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria.},
  author={Remi Adeyemo and J. T. O. Oke and Adebayo Akinola},
  year={2010}
}
Cassava holds a prominent position as a food and industrial crop in the Nigerian economy. Thus, there are government initiatives to support its mass production for domestic use and export. This study investigated the efficiencies of cassava production in Odeda Local Government of Ogun State. A random sample of 200 cassava producers was taken and subjected to budgetary and stochastic frontier analyses. Results indicated that most of the farmers were male (90%) with more than half (53%) above 50… CONTINUE READING

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