Factors motivating incentives of farm ers in rice Production training programmes (A case study of Olam/USAID/ADP/First Bank Programme)

Obaniyi,, K.S and Akangbe,, J.A and Matanmi,, B.M and Adesiji,, G.B. (2014) Factors motivating incentives of farm ers in rice Production training programmes (A case study of Olam/USAID/ADP/First Bank Programme). Factors motivating incentives of farm ers in rice Production training programmes (A case study of Olam/USAID/ADP/First Bank Programme), Vol. 2 (5). pp. 74-81. ISSN ISSN 2311 - 9926

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Abstract

The study examined motivating incentives of farmers in rice production training of OLAM/USAID/ADP/FIRST BANK in Kwara State. Data were obtained randomly from Patigi and Edu Local Government Areas , with the use of questionnaires from 180 respondents. The data collected were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences. The results showed that respondents were predominantly male, married, educated, with mean age of 43 years. The result indicated that farmers in the study received incenti ves ranging from loan to farm inputs, nevertheless, farmers still desire other incentives namely; tractor services, irrigation facilities, planters, sprayers and storage facilities . Moreover, the findings showed that the mean ratings of the motivational f actors scored friendship factor first with mean of (2.711) and standard deviation of (1.351) followed by self recognition, followed by market availability, equipment acquisition and profitability. Additional test using Pearson Correlation matrix revealed that , improving the standard of living of farmers , adding to their knowledge , profitability of their farming activities, meeting their personal needs , market availability for their produce, giving them loans, and providing them equipment were the m ost important and s ignificant factors when organizing training for farmers. It is recommended that programme planner and trainer should recognize the importance of all these factors during planning of programme. Finally , regression analysis showed that t he farmers farm size, farmer ownership status, levels of awareness among farmers , extension a gent contact with farmers and their sources of information may affect the motivation levels of farmer. Key words : participation, motivation, training, programme incentives , rice production

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: KAYODE OBANIYI
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2014 13:02
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 13:02
URI: http://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/11

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