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This study is on analysis of cassava product (garri) marketing in Ekiti Local Government Area, KwaraState, Nigeria. Data for the study were obtained from 150 respondents from the target group using a two-stage sampling procedure and analyzed using descriptive statistics, Gini Coefficient and Lorenz Curve. Gini Coefficient for all cassava product traders was estimated to be 0.624 or 62.4%. The estimated Gini Coefficient show high degree of inequality in the sales/income distribution. The Lorenz Curve plotted further revealed sales/income inequality among the traders. A wide gap between line of inequality and the plotted Lorenz Curve showed that there is a high inequality in the distribution of income among traders.

Keywords: Analysis ; cassava ; product ; marketing ; Nigeria

Subject(s): Financial Economics

Industrial Organization

Issue Date: 2013-10

Publication Type: Journal Article

DOI and Other Identifiers: ISSN(P): 2304-1455 (Other)

ISSN(E): 2224-4433 (Other)

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/198250 Published in: Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, Volume 03, Number 10 Page range: 736-745

Total Pages: 10

Series Statement: 7-316-AJARD, 3(10)2013-736-745

Record appears in: Asian Economic and Social Society (AESS) > Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development





Author: Amos, Olasore Abiodun ; Imam, Rauf Saliu ; Idowu, Alao Bashir ; Mubarak, Abdulraheem Ayinla

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/198250?ln=en







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