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Scirj Volume VI, Issue II, February 2018 Edition
ISSN: 2201-2796

Motivational Factors that led to Soybean Farmers Participation and Non-Participation in the Agricultural Development Programme in Zamfara State Nigeria

Hamza Sani Ph.D

Abstract: The significant of any development programme is to transform the lives of people and their living standard as intended. Crop production is the major farming activities of rural household therefore the drivers of participation is determined by how the programme designed to motivate farmers as people participate in activities that address their various felt needs. The study thus analysed the Motivational Factors that led to Soybean Farmers Participation and Non-Participation in the Agricultural Development Programme in Zamfara State. Multistage random sampling techniques were used in the selection of 600 respondents out of 2034 population sample frame that provide data for the analysis. The data collected was analyzed using logit regression. The study has shown Motivational factors that rose from the development programme were found related to farmers’ participation were Input support, Technology, support, mechanization, market access. Results on motivational factors that led to participation in the programme found to be significant were; improved seeds, farm size, and price at 1% level respectively. The study recommends that training that includes group dynamics and Farm input subsidy should be provided for soybean producers as a motivational mechanism for participation.

Reference this Paper: Motivational Factors that led to Soybean Farmers Participation and Non-Participation in the Agricultural Development Programme in Zamfara State Nigeria by Hamza Sani Ph.D published at: "Scientific Research Journal (Scirj), Volume VI, Issue II, February 2018 Edition, Page 1-6 ".

Search Terms: Motivational Factors, Soybean Farmers, Non-Participation, Participation, programme

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