VITAL PREDICTORS OF CREDIT DEMAND FOR RICE PRODUCTION IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

  • Ugwumba C.O.A. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus, P.M.B 6059, Awka Main Post Office, Awka, Anambra State
  • Isibor, A. C. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.M.B 5025, Awka Main Post Office, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Keywords: Predictors, Credit demand, Rice production, Anambra State, Nigeria

Abstract

An investigation into sources of credit, determinants and constraints to credit demand for rice production in Anambra State, Nigeria. One hundred and eighty rice farmers were selected for the study by means of multistage, purposive and random sampling methods. Primary data were collected using pre-tested well structured questionnaire administered to the respondents through personal interview. The collected data were subjected to both descriptive and inferential statistical analyses.

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Published
2015-06-30
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