Productivity Growth in Food Crop Production in Imo State , Nigeria

@inproceedings{ONYENWEAKU2010ProductivityGI,
  title={Productivity Growth in Food Crop Production in Imo State , Nigeria},
  author={C. E. ONYENWEAKU and I. N. NWACHUKWU and T. Opara},
  year={2010}
}
  • C. E. ONYENWEAKU, I. N. NWACHUKWU, T. Opara
  • Published 2010
Agriculture plays pivotal roles in Nigeria including food security, employment, foreign exchange earnings and poverty reduction. This study examined the growth in food crop productivity in Imo State in Nigeria with emphasis on the decomposition of total factor productivity (TFP) into technical progress, changes in technical and allocative efficiency and scale effects. A panel data set comprising 210 observations drawn over 2001 – 2007 periods was used. Using the translog stochastic frontier… CONTINUE READING