African Journal of Economic and Management Studies: Volume 11 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Labour Issues in Africa's Agricultural and Rural Transformation (Part II)

Guest Editors: Evans S. Osabuohien

Comparative analysis of employment trend in African agriculture relative to other regions: a gender perspective

Mmaduabuchukwu Mkpado, Ndidiamaka Sandra Mkpado

Lucrative employment in agriculture is fundamental to poverty alleviation in Africa. The paper examined employment along gender, impact of materials and proportion of female…

Gender of the family head and food insecurity in urban and rural Nigeria

Ikechukwu Darlington Nwaka, Seyi Saint Akadiri, Kalu Ebi Uma

Are the urban and rural male-headed households (MHHs) or female-headed households (FHHs) poorer and food (in)secured? Such question is of very important policy concern in the…

The generational questions after land reform in Zimbabwe: a social reproduction perspective

Clement Chipenda, Tom Tom

The purpose of this paper is to provide a contemporary perspective on post land reform Zimbabwe with special focus on the youth. It uses the social reproduction conceptual…

Economic analysis of dry season vegetable production in Ogun State, Nigeria

Olayinka A. Adeagbo, Oluwabunmi O. Adejumo

The study was conducted to investigate the economics of dry season vegetable production in Ogun state, Nigeria.

Agro-industrialisation and financial intermediation in Nigeria

Ngozi Adeleye, Evans Osabuohien, Simplice Asongu

The study aims to analyse the role of finance in the agro-industrialisation nexus in Nigeria using annual data on manufacturing value added, agricultural value added and volume of…

Hello, I am calling to ask for some money: mobile phones and credit uptake in rural Ethiopia

Aregawi Gebremedhin Gebremariam

It is widely believed that ICT has a significant influence on the daily life of the poor and has positive spillover effects in their livelihoods. Mobile phones are one of the few…

Cash crops financing, agricultural performance and sustainability: evidence from Nigeria

Abiola John Asaleye, Philip O. Alege, Adedoyin Isola Lawal, Olabisi Popoola, Adeyemi A. Ogundipe

One of the challenging factors in achieving sustainable growth is the inability of the Nigerian government to diversify the country's revenue base. This study aims to investigate…

Internal remittances and employment choices in rural Ghana

Stanley Kojo Dary, Yazidu Ustarz

The paper examines the effect of internal remittances on the employment choices of household heads in rural Ghana.

Agricultural sector value chain and government policy in Nigeria: issues, challenges and prospects

Michael Oluwaseun Olomu, Moses Clinton Ekperiware, Taiwo Akinlo

This paper systematically reviewed the contributions of the recent Nigerian government agricultural policies and the impacts on the agricultural value chain system in line with…

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