NATURE OF BUSINESS

4.1 INTRODUCTION The researcher has decided to use frequency tables, percentages, pie charts, and graphs to analyze the data collected through the use of questionnaires. 4.2 DATA ANALYSIS The findings of the research are organized based on the objectives of the study. The findings are presented in narrative forms and supported with frequency tables, percentages,… Read More »

CONSTRAINTS TO AGRICULTURAL MARKETING

Again, inadequate marketing infrastructure permits too many middlemen to enter the food distribution chain thereby raising prices for the final consumer while denying the farmer a reasonable price to keep him in business. To further add to the constraints is the worsening economic conditions, which has aggravated the problem. The rising costs of fuel, depreciation… Read More »

MAIZE MARKETING AND TRADER STORAGE

MAIZE MARKETING The marketing of maize or the trading of maize in the local parlance is a complex one. Farmers or producers sell their products in a local village market but more often at an assembly market or to an itinerant trader who sometimes goes to the farmgate. These itinerant wholesale traders also buy from… Read More »