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Rural non-farm incomes and poverty reduction in Nigeria

Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy

Rural non-farm incomes and poverty reduction in Nigeria

by Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy

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Published by African Economic Research Consortium in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy
SeriesAERC research paper -- 224
ContributionsAfrican Economic Research Consortium
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25012637M
ISBN 109966778969
LC Control Number2011342930

non-farm incomes accounted for roughly one third of household income in rural India on average, with considerable variation across population sectors and between states non-farm income tends to come from casual wage labour for the poor, household-owned enterprises for middle income groups, and salaried employment for richer households. Issues and challenges in rural poverty reduction This decision may make sense in the short run but limits their non-farm income for the rest of their lives. The lack of education reduces.

  Federal Republic of Nigeria Poverty Work Program Poverty Reduction in Nigeria in the Last Decade October 13th GPV01 AFRICA The material in this publication is copyrighted. Copying and/or transmitting portions or all of this work without permission may be a violation of applicable law. This study assessed the impact of Fadama-II project on poverty of rural households in Nigeria. The data for this study were obtained from secondary source through a survey conducted in twelve World Bank supported Fadama states by International Food Policy Research Institute in / farming year. Only matched observations from the respondents were used in this study.

  Diversifying into non-farm activities has been suggested as an effective way out of poverty for rural households in developing countries. Using the Vietnamese Household Living Standards Surveys of , , , and , we test this claim, and investigate the effect of non-farm sector involvement on poverty and expenditure growth. This books€uses primary data of rural households collected in eight countries in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa to shed new light on€increased farm income, increased investment in schooling of children, €poverty reduction and the development of non-farm economies.


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Rural non-farm incomes and poverty reduction in Nigeria by Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The rural non-farm sector can, and often does, contribute to economic growth, rural employment, poverty reduction, and a more spatially balanced population distribution (Lanjouw ). The distributional impacts of rural non-farm opportunities can be significantly pro-poor, extending through linkages between the non-farm and the farm sector.

"The study examines some of the factors which determine the type of non-agricultural activities in rural Nigeria an individual engages in. It is argued that diversification from subsistence farming and support for rural on-farm employment opportunities could be poverty-reducing.

It has been noticedCited by: 7. Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy, "undated". "Rural Non-Farm Incomes and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria," Working PapersAfrican Economic Research Consortium, Research Department.

Handle: RePEc:aer:wpaper Figure 2: Poverty gap curves for agricultural income and non-farm income 1 FGT(z, alpha = 0) 0 Poverty line (z) Agricultural income Nonfarm income Sources of income FGT Curves (alpha=0) This is indicative of the importance and.

Rural Non-Farm Incomes and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. Rural Non-Farm Incomes and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. By Awoyemi Taiwo Timothy. Get PDF (5 MB) Abstract. The study examines some of the factors which determine the type of non-agricultural activities in rural Nigeria an individual engages in.

It is argued that diversification from subsistence farming and support for rural on-farm employment. Book Description. Although there is much interest in poverty reduction, there are few agreed upon strategies to effectively reduce poverty.

In this new book, the editors have gathered together various evidences on poverty dynamics, based on panel data from the last few decades in the Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and Tamil Nadu in India, compared with more recent data from sub-Saharan.

non-farm sectors selling to rural people. Hence, the ability of agriculture to generate overall GDP growth and its comparative advantage in reducing poverty will vary from country to country (FAO, ).

The majority of the poor and food insecure in Africa live in rural areas, and most of them depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.

LINK TO OPEN ACCESS. Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries offers a timely reassessment of the viable ways of addressing poverty across the globe realities of global poverty have changed dramatically over the past decade, and around three-quarters of the poor now live in middle income countries rather than in the overall poorest areas of the world.

In these circumstances, the obvious challenge for Nigeria is to focus sharply on making significant progress towards achieving some measure of poverty reduction by Request PDF | Rural Non-Farm Incomes and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria | The study examines some of the factors which determine the type of non-agricultural activities in rural Nigeria an.

Income inequality and poverty in Nigeria are closely related. This chapter analyzes the contributions of income sources and socio-economic factors to income inequality, and estimates the contributions of income redistribution and growth to poverty reduction.

Household survey data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) are used. economy, assessing the importance of rural non-farm activities within the complex income strategies adopted by rural households in developing countries and their relationship to poverty and inequality. Key Words: rural economy, non-farm activities, income inequality, income.

As a whole, the rural non-farm economy is estimated to account for up to a third or even half of rural household incomes. The rural non-farm sector can, and often does, contribute to economic growth, rural employment, poverty reduction, and a more spatially balanced population.

generation, rural non-farm multiplier effects, and food price effects (Ravallion and Datt,Gollin et al., ; Irz and Tiffin, ). Its impact on poverty is both direct, flowing immediately from growth in agriculture by raising real incomes of poor farm (and non-farm) households, and.

Corpus ID: POVERTY AND INCOME DIVERSIFICATION AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN RURAL NIGERIA: A Gender Analysis of Livelihood Patterns @inproceedings{OluwatayoPOVERTYAI, title={POVERTY AND INCOME DIVERSIFICATION AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN RURAL NIGERIA: A Gender Analysis of Livelihood Patterns}.

Poverty and income inequality in rural Nigeria: The role of off-farm income relevance of agriculture to growth and poverty reduction in the region.

As a result, the 1 It should be noted that some of the studies mentioned above consider diversification into non-farm income and not off-farm income, which is the focus of this study.

Malawi, with a view to informing rural poverty reduction policies within Poverty Reduction Strategy Plans (PRSPs). Low household incomes in rural areas of all countries are associated with low land and livestock holdings, high reliance on food crop agriculture, and low monetisation of the rural economy.

These adverse factors are. The pattern of growth matters for reduction of poverty. Agricultural and rural growth is important for raising the incomes of bottom deciles. Agricultural. nigeria This study assesses the effect of livelihood diversification and technology adoption on food security status among rice farming households in the Ogun State Nigeria.

Farming households in Africa have increasingly sought means of escaping from the detrimental consequences of poverty by inclining to diversification of their activities.

rural communities of Kenya and Nigeria, to explore the determinants of income and poverty in rural Africa. Results from the regressions reveal very intriguing insights.

Household size has a signi cantly large and negative e ect on income. The aluev and size of land owned are both important for explaining di erences in income amongst rural.The dependence is both direct in growing food and cash crops, and indirect by working on farms or by trading in agricultural inputs and products.

Growth of agriculture, of agricultural production, and of agricultural incomes helps the rural poor, and hence alleviates poverty. It also helps the non-poor, in some cases more than the poor.the income of the households is and Rural Poverty Reduction in It could be inferred that no significant achievement can be recorded in Nigeria in terms of poverty alleviation without.