Analysis of Cassava Product (Garri) Marketing in Ekiti Local Government Area, Kwara State, Nigeria

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.


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




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