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Socio-economic determinants of food consumption and production in rural Sierra Leone

John Strauss

Socio-economic determinants of food consumption and production in rural Sierra Leone

application of an agricultural household model with several commodities.

by John Strauss

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Published by Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University in Michigan .
Written in English


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SeriesMSU international development papers -- No.5
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Open LibraryOL13810230M

rural areas and this also influences to a considerable extent, their food consumption patterns. Most urban low income house-holds in Nigeria are plagued with inadequate animal protein intake due to lack of money to buy them [13], low level of income [14] and price of the commodity [15]. Determinants of Daily Food Calorie Intake among Rural and Low-Income Urban Households in Nigeria 12S.I. Orewa and C.O. Iyanbe 1Department of Agriculture, Benson Idahosa University, Benin-city, Nigeria 2Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services, University of Benin, Benin-city, Nigeria.

Identifying the Role of Education in Socio-Economic Development 1 Francesco Burchi University of Roma Tre Food insecurity and illiteracy involve more than million people today. In the proposed paper, I argue that education is a fundamental factor in achieving food security for rural populations in developing by: 8. Key words: Pulses consumption, urban and rural areas, Therefore, an accurate analysis of determinants of food consumption is needed to account for the between socio-economic factors and food consumption. Some of the studies adopted censored regression following Tobin ().

Socio-Economic Intensification involves supportive enabling environments, can raise productivity and increase livelihoods and food security when leveraged or increased. [9] It plays a critical role in economic growth and development because human beings occupy the centre of production, distribution and consumption.   1. Introduction. Inequality has for a long time attracted the interest of scholars from multiple disciplines, because it affects every aspect of life: from socio-economic status to growth, from mobility to political stability (Deininger and Squire ; Thorbecke and Charumilind ; Easterly ).In an attempt to understand the determinants of inequality, scholars have .


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Socio-economic determinants of food consumption and production in rural Sierra Leone by John Strauss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Socio-economic determinants of food consumption and production in rural Sierra Leone. East Lansing, Mich.: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Strauss.

PDF | On Feb 1,John Strauss and others published Socio-Economic Determinants of Food Consumption and Production in Rural Sierra Leone: Application of an. Strauss, J. Socioeconomic determinants of food consumption and production in rural Sierra Leone: Application of an agricultural household model with several commodities.

MSU International Development Papers. Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Google ScholarCited by: 2. Assessing consumption-production-resources nexus decisions for rice-focused agricultural households in Sierra Leone Article in Land Use Policy.

FREETOWN – The State of Food Insecurity in Sierra Leone report launched today by the Government of Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Food and. REVIEW OF THE LIVESTOCK/MEAT AND MILK VALUE CHAINS AND POLICY INFLUENCING THEM IN SIERRA LEONE Abdul Rahman Sesay Edited by Olanrewaju B.

Smith DFPP Diversified Food Production Project percent in rural areas), average consumption levels falls far below the minimum consumption level. Size: KB. Socio-economic determinants of household food security and women’s dietary diversity in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study Helen Harris-Fry1*, Kishwar Azad2, Abdul Kuddus2, Sanjit Shaha2, Badrun Nahar2, Munir Hossen2, Leila Younes1, Cited by: SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS INFLUENCING SMALLHOLDER PUMPKIN PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND MARKETING IN EASTERN AND CENTRAL KENYA REGIONS Richard Ndegwa (BSc.) A// A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Award of the degree of Master of Science (Agribusiness Management and Trade) in the.

A study was conducted to determine the food consumption pattern in a rural area of district Nowshera village Kaka Sahib in year The major objective was to investigate the influence of socio economic factors on food consumption patterns in the rural area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.

A random sample of   Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No, holdings deters the use of. DETERMINANTS OF RURAL YOUTH The reliance on agriculture for food production and food security at domestic, regional and global level depends on youth productive force.

This is the generation which is expected to To examine the roles of agriculture on rural youth socio-economic needs in Kahe east ward. A secondary analysis of data for children under the age of five was carried out in three villages of El Fau rural area of Gadarif state.

The community mainly consists of farmers of a semi nomadic nature who own different sizes of herds and agricultural lands; they are the farmers of the Arabic pedigree. There has been limited decline in undernutrition rates in South Asia compared with the rest of Asia and one reason for this may be low levels of household food security.

However, the evidence base on the determinants of household food security is limited. To develop policies intended to improve household food security, improved knowledge of the determinants of Cited by: “Joint Determination of Food Consumption and Production in Rural Sierra Leone: Estimates of a Household-Firm Model,” Journal of Development Economics, Vol.

14,pp. 77– “Market Surpluses of Agricultural Households Producing Several Outputs: Responses to Prices, Production Technology, and Demographic Characteristics,” American.

Safia Begum et al. Influence of socio-economic factors on food consumption pattern in district Nowshera of urban household in China using aggregated household consumption data from across section of 33 cities in After analyzing the data, they found that relatively low own-price elasticity estimates for rice, pig meat, vegetables.

education is important determinant of food security in Limpopo rural areas, South Africa. There exists a negative relationship between food security and household size [22].Altman et al. [3]observe that household size is one of the most important socio-economic determinants of.

This study examines the relationships between socioeconomic characteristics of rural households and theirperception about the consumption of grasscutter meat in some selected Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kogi State.

In all, one hundred and fifty questionnaires were randomly administered but only one hundred and forty two were found by: 2.

Food Security Project, implemented in the coastal region of Kenya, will focus on the production of maize, sugarcane, horticultural crops, livestock and fish, for both domestic consumption and export. The total cost of the Galana-Kulalu irrigation scheme is US$ billion and is being undertaken in phases, with the firstFile Size: KB.

Introduction. Countries in West Africa often face low means of investment, high population growth (Latham, ) and insufficient and variable production for major staple crops, including rice (Spiertz, ).These countries are also predominately agricultural-based societies; for example, in Sierra Leone in approximately 60% of the population lived in rural areas, of Cited by: 2.

Even though the struggle to achieve food security at the household level in the rural areas of Ethiopia dates back a long period, it has remained as a challenging goal even today.

Making their living on marginal, moisture stressed, heavily degraded and less productive land, households in rural areas of Dire Dawa face persistent food by:.

food production. They should also diversify on the varieties of food consumed. The study also recommended that the authorities set up the necessary infrastructural facilities to boost the production of food in the district.

Key Terms: Food security, food insecurity, food access, socio-economic factors, rural.moderately food-insecure and 53% as severely food-insecure. Majority of the households purchase their food from the market rather than their own production and in many situations, market purchases of the major food staples such as mielies constituted more than 90% of the food consumed by the households.Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Choice Of Livelihood Activities Among Rural Dwellers In Southeast Nigeria 1 Ifeanyi-obi, C.C and 2Matthews-Njoku, E.C 1 Department of agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port Harcourt.

2 Department of agricultural Extension, Federal university of technology, Owerri.