IMPACT OF GUARANTEED MINIMUM PRICE ON RICE PRODUCTION IN BENUE STATE OF NIGERIA

Main Article Content

OCHEJE, EMMANUEL UGBEDE
CHIEMELA, CHINEDUM JACHINMA

Abstract

This study was conducted in Benue State, Nigeria. Stratified and multi–stage random sampling techniques was used for the study. A total of two hundred and ten respondents were interviewed. Primary data used for the study were collected with questionnaire and oral interview. The main source of information on GMP was through Radio / Television. Lack of access to improved rice varieties, lack of credit facilities, No formidable rice co–operative society, High interest rate from the financial institutions and poor access to extension services were identified as the major problems in the areas. The GMP in Benue state played an important role in boosting the rice production.

Keywords:
Guaranteed, minimum, price, production, quantity, farmers, impact

Article Details

How to Cite
UGBEDE, O. E., & JACHINMA, C. C. (2020). IMPACT OF GUARANTEED MINIMUM PRICE ON RICE PRODUCTION IN BENUE STATE OF NIGERIA. Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, 26(2), 13-16. Retrieved from https://www.ikprress.org/index.php/JOBARI/article/view/5053
Section
Short Research Articles

References

Food and agricultural Organization statistics. Production-Crops data; 2010.

Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER). Annual survey of crop production conditions in Nigeria. A Publication of NISER Annual Monitoring Research Project (NAMRP). NISER, Ibadan, Nigeria; 2002.

Akande SO, Lancon F, Erenstein O, Titilola SO, Akpokodje G, Ogundele OO. Imported rice retailing and purchasing in Nigeria: A survey. Abidjan: WARDA; 2003.

Femi O. Determinants of household rice consumption in Nigeria: Application of working-Leser single equation model. Net Journal; 2013.

GAIN. Nigeria Grain and Feed Annual Report; 2013

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; 2011.

Obasi PC. Resource use efficiency in food crop production: A case of the Owerri Agricultural Zone of Imo State. M.Sc. Thesis University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria; 1991.