ERGONOMICS: A CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE NEEDS IN SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN NIGERIA. A PILOT STUDY

Authors

  • lawrence imaekhai

Keywords:

Family, Farmer, Ergonomics, Poverty, Intervention

Abstract

This survey is one of the first to take an integrated approach, incorporating all aspects of smallholder family farming enterprises, rather than discrete tasks or farming activities separately. The sample of 197 households was stratified into four wealth categories and differences in needs between the categories are revealed. Interventions to address poverty, based on the findings of the survey, were identified, including, as the prime need, increasing agricultural productivity through the use of better hoes.

How to Cite

lawrence imaekhai. (2012). ERGONOMICS: A CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE NEEDS IN SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN NIGERIA. A PILOT STUDY. Global Journals of Research in Engineering, 12(1), 21–23. Retrieved from https://engineeringresearch.org/index.php/GJRE/article/view/679

ERGONOMICS: A CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE NEEDS IN SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN NIGERIA. A PILOT STUDY

Published

2012-02-11