Iniobong A. Akpabio

Iniobong A. Akpabio
University of Uyo | UNIUYO · Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

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Introduction
Iniobong A. Akpabio currently works at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Uyo. Iniobong does research in Agricultural Philosophy, Agricultural Extension and Environmental Science. Their most recent publication is 'ijst 2'.

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Publications (26)
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The study sought to examine factors affecting utilization of Computer Based Internet Technologies (CBIT) by extension personnel in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Relevant data were obtained from 180 respondents, while data analyses were achieved with the aid of descriptive and inferential statistical tools. Findings showed that 57.8 % of the respondents...
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The study examined the level of awareness and extent of utilization of web 2.0 technologies by students of agriculture in tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State, Niger Delta, Nigeria. Specifically the study identified the personal characteristics of respondents, examined respondents’ level of awareness of web 2.0 technologies, ascertained respo...
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A s cost of living rises and people's wages / salaries do not cover their basic food and dietary needs, interest in part-time farming has risen. Part-time farming activities are being practiced by different people as a food security strategy from vulnerable households. But these part-time farms have had limited success in providing food/nutrition s...
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This study was conducted to determine market information services and strategies adopted by Akwa Ibom State Agricultural Development Programme (AKADEP) to farmers in the state.The specific objectives of the study were to, i) identify the relationship between the extension approach adopted by extension agents and the marketing information strategies...
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This study documents indigenous knowledge practices of rice farmers in Ini, South-South Nigeria, and also ascertains the role of gender in the whole production process. The ultimate aim of the study is to provide information, to assist the Northern Akwa-Ibom Swamp Resources Development Programme (NASRDP) to actualize its mandate to revitalize rice...
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The study attempted to document beneficiaries’ perceptions on the contributions of Women NGOs (WNGOs) to the socio-economic empowerment of rural women in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study included: an assessment of WNGOs contributions to improvements’ in beneficiaries’ socio-economic activities and constraints affecting...
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Perceptions of the benefits of agroforestry practices (AFPs) and the level of utilization of these practices by male and female participants were examined in the agroforestry programs of the Akwa Ibom and Cross River State Governments of the South–South region of Nigeria. Responses were derived from 250 randomly selected respondents. Overall, respo...
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The study attempted to document beneficiaries' perceptions on Women NGO (WNGOs) activities in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study included: an assessment of beneficiaries' perceptions on factors influencing their participation in WNGOs activities, WNGOs contributions to improvements' in beneficiaries' socio-economic activ...
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This study examines the present environmental and socio-economic status of Adiabo Community in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State against the background of the proposal of the Cross River State Government to site a tourism resort in the community. The paper utilizes participatory appraisal techniques to document information on the...
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The study focused on fish marketer's perceptions of their extension needs in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. The study aimed at the determination of the general status of and identification of the significant extension needs of respondents. Stratified random sampling was utilized to select 120 fresh and dried fish marketers. Factorial analysis revealed...
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This study investigated the performance of employees of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with respect to rural development in Cross River State. The factors that enhance job performance and attitudes of workers as well as the constraints to their job performance were also studied. Information derived from a sample of 45 respondents; representi...
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For the numerous and diverse local organisations in Nigeria’s rural areas to effectively participate in agricultural and rural development programmes, they have to be better organised and empowered through active and broad based membership participation. The study attempted to identify significant predictors of level of social capital in the farmer...
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The study focused on constraints affecting the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for agricultural extension activities by Agricultural Extension Officers in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region. Data were derived from 160 extension officers affiliated to both public and private extension organizations in four states of the Nig...
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The financial benefits derived from crude oil exploitation by multi - national oil corporations in Nigeria's Niger - Delta region, have tended to overshadow the more potent and chronic effects of adverse socio-economic imbalances, ecological devastation and environmental degradation arising thereof, and which have resulted in a lot of restiveness a...
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This study ascertains the perceptions of both the officials and clientele of the Gender Specific Extension Delivery System, with regard to its effectiveness in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Data was collected from 206 clientele and 29 female Block Extension Agents. Data analysis, with the aid of descriptive and inferential statistics revealed a stron...
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The study contributes to nationwide attempts to enhance the contributions of aquaculture to the fishery subsector, and consequent overall gross domestic product of Nigeria, as well as to the protein intake of her citizenry. The focus is on the determination of the magnitude of constraints affecting aquaculture development in the country, using Akwa...
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The study attempted to analyze in comparative terms, the poultry egg production enterprise in Uyo urban of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Focus was on the socio-economic characteristics of poultry producers and constraint affecting the enterprise. The study reference was to the pre and post avian flu scare period in the country. Findings revealed functi...
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The study attempted to examine beneficiary perceptions on factors influencing the various successes recorded by selected WNGOs in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. A sample size of 120 respondents from 24 Local Women Groups (LWGs) that are affiliated to three successful WNGOs (as declared by the State Government) was utilized for the study. Data analysis w...
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Women play major roles in agricultural production although only an estimated 5 percent actually benefit from mainstream extension activities. The Gender Specific Extension Delivery Service was instituted to remedy this trend. This study was an attempt to document women beneficiaries' perceptions on the effectiveness of the extension outreach mechan...
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The study was conducted in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria, to assess the socio-economic characteristics of Women Non-governmental Organizations (WNGOs) beneficiaries, ascertain the contributions of WNGOs to improvements in beneficiaries' socio-economic status, identify factors affecting WNGOs success with Local Women Groups (LWGs) and determine the exi...
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This study analyzed the level of reportage of agricultural news vis-à-vis other news items in The Pioneer, a newspaper publication of the Akwa-Ibom State Government of Nigeria. Content analysis performed on 144 editions of the newspaper published in 2004 AD, revealed that agricultural news was accorded a very low level of reportage, as they ranked...

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To ascertain ways and means in which group affiliation may encourage female farmers to engage more in agricultural entrepreneurship