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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
Urban women farmers’ involvement in cassava tuber processing in Imo state, Nigeria

Nwakwasi RN, Umunakwe PC*, Anyanwu AUT, Nwaozuzu S and Oguoma LU

The study investigated the roles urban women played in cassava processing in Imo State, Nigeria. Multistage sampling procedure was used to select a sample of 100 rural women farmers. Data were collected from the respondents using interview schedule. Data were analysed using percentage and mean statistic. The major cassava products available in the area included fufu (91.7%), garri (90.5%), cassava balls (70%) and abacha/tapioca (65.2%). The roles they played included pounding (98.0%), peeling (97.8%), frying (97.0%), cooking (96.7%), sifting (95.0%) and boiling (95.0%). The constraints faced by the women included poor market demand (
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How to cite this article:
Nwakwasi RN, Umunakwe PC*, Anyanwu AUT, Nwaozuzu S, Oguoma LU. Urban women farmers’ involvement in cassava tuber processing in Imo state, Nigeria. Int J Agric Extension Social Dev 2021;4(1):99-105.
International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development