LAND FRAGMENTATION AND IT DETERMINANTS IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN IKENNE AGRICULTURAL ZONE, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

@inproceedings{Obayelu2019LANDFA,
  title={LAND FRAGMENTATION AND IT DETERMINANTS IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN IKENNE AGRICULTURAL ZONE, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA},
  author={Abiodun Elijah Obayelu and Omotoso Oluseye Ogunmola and Kola Jeremiah Oyewole},
  year={2019}
}
Land fragmentation is a major obstacle to agricultural development in Nigeria. Therefore, the objective of this study is to examine land fragmentation and its determinants as seen by smallholder farmers in Ikenne Agricultural zone of Ogun State, Nigeria. A multistage sampling procedure was used to select 120 smallholder farmers in the study area. Descriptive statistics, Simmons index and Tobit Regression were used. The results of the Simmons index showed that the average land fragmentation… CONTINUE READING

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