Enhancing Agricultural Policy for Sustainable Rice Production in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

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  • Chima, Obinna S.
  • Gberevbie Daniel E
  • Duruji Moses M

Abstract

This study delves into the need for improved agricultural policies to foster sustainable rice production in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Since agriculture plays a pivotal role in the state's economy, the research examines existing policy, identifying its impact on rice production and economic growth. Utilizing a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods such as surveys and interviews, the study assesses the current state of agriculture in Ebonyi. The study used a cross-sectional survey research design to measure food security and ABP in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The study used a mixed method of data collection, including structured questionnaire and in-depth oral interviews with rice farmers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The findings reveal the need for the Federal and State Governments to sustain the Anchor Borrowers' Programme, as well as promote other bank financing options for farmers in Nigeria.

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2024-02-02

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S. , C. O. ., E, G. D. ., & M, D. M. . (2024). Enhancing Agricultural Policy for Sustainable Rice Production in Ebonyi State, Nigeria . Migration Letters, 21(4), 299–307. Retrieved from https://migrationletters.com/index.php/ml/article/view/7320

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