1. Land and Poverty: Some Empirical Findings Using Cross Sectional Data from Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

Nsikak-Abasi A. Etim; Agnes U. Akpan; Uduakobong A. Brown

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 181-188

  Poverty is the most serious threat to natural resources and the environment and most of the poor are rural-based who engage in various agricultural activities. Land is a critical asset for the rural poor and lacking means to appropriately intensify agriculture which compels the poor to either overuse ...  Read More

2. The Determinants of Rural Poverty in Nigeria

Nsikak-Abasi A. Etim; Edet J. Udoh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2013, , Pages 141-151

  Most of the population of Nigeria is rural and agriculture is the mainstay of the impoverished people’s livelihood. This paper estimated the determinants of rural poverty in Nigeria using the Tobit regression model. Through the multistage sampling technique, primary data were obtained from 150 ...  Read More

3. Labour and Poverty: Empirical Relationship Using House Data from South Nigeria

Nsikak-Abasi A. Etim; Sunday Okon; Inibong A. Akpabio

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, , Pages 53-59

  In Nigeria, most farming activities rely on family labor. However, rural-urban drift and the movement of young people away from agriculture are making labor increasingly pause. Thus, labor has become a major constraint to expanding the scope of production by small-scale resource poor farmers. This paper ...  Read More