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Paper Id: IJCIRAS1245
Title: PROFITABILITY OF GROUNDNUT MARKETING IN KATAGUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BAUCHI STATE, NIGERIA
Published in: International Journal Of Creative and Innovative Research In All Studies
Publisher: IJCIRAS
ISSN: 2581-5334
Volume / Issue: Volume 1 Issue 12
Pages: 8
Published On: 6/2/2019 12:58:19 AM      (MM/dd/yyyy)
Main Author Details
Name: Bello Mohammed
Institute: AbubakarTafawaBalewaUnuversity, Bauch Nigria
Co - Author Details
Author Name Author Institute
Ibrahim. A University of Maiduguri
Tahir, A. D University of Maiduguri
Usman, M. A University of Maiduguri
Abstract
Research Area: Agroecology
KeyWord: Profitability, Marketing, Groundnut and Gross Margin
Abstract: This study analyzed the profitability of groundnut marketing in Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria. Data were obtained using simple random and purposive sampling techniques by the use of questionnaire. Descriptive statistics, gross margin and gini-coefficient was the analytical techniques used. The results revealed that majority of the respondents (81.7%) were within the age bracket of 21-40, all the respondents were male (100%). The study also revealed that majority of the respondents (71.7%) were married with the highest percentage (91.6%) of household size within the bracket 1-20. The marketing channel result indicated that most of the marketers (40.0%) purchase the groundnut from selling agent and majority (51.70%) of the marketers sell their groundnut to the retailers. The study also revealed that the market is highly competitive with a gini coefficient of 0.7048, the results also revealed that, groundnut marketing is a profitable business, with attractive gross margin of N1869/100kg bag on investment. This study shows that groundnut marketers are faced with several constraints in their marketing activities. Notable among them are high cost of transportation, instability of price, seasonality of production, inadequate capital base, high cost of input, inadequate market communication, scattered nature of production, small scale nature of producing area and inadequate storage facilities.
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Bello Mohammed, Ibrahim. A, Tahir, A. D, Usman, M. A, "Profitability of Groundnut Marketing in Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria", International Journal Of Creative and Innovative Research In All Studies, vol. 1, no. 12, pp. 160-167, 2019.
MLA Bello Mohammed, Ibrahim. A, Tahir, A. D, Usman, M. A "Profitability of Groundnut Marketing in Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria." International Journal Of Creative and Innovative Research In All Studies, vol 1, no. 12, 2019, pp. 160-167.
APA Bello Mohammed, Ibrahim. A, Tahir, A. D, Usman, M. A (2019). Profitability of Groundnut Marketing in Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria. International Journal Of Creative and Innovative Research In All Studies, 1(12), 160-167.
Profitability of Groundnut Marketing in Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria
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