Accessibility And Utilization Of ICT For Cassava Production Among Women In Agriculture (WIA) Of Ikwuano L.G.A Of Abia • State

CHILAGO IKENNA SIMON | 78 pages (15351 words) | Projects

ABSTRACT

 This study focused on the Accessibility and Utilization of ICT for Cassava Production among Women in Agriculture of lkwuano LG.A of Abia State. Five research questions guided the study. The study adopted survey research design. The population of the study was 100, made up of 70 Women in Agriculture and 30 Extension Agents and all the entire population was involved in the study. A 34 item structured questionnaire developed from the literature reviewed for this study was used to collect data from the respondents. The questionnaire items were validated by three experts of the department of Agricultural and Home economics Education, reliability of the instrument was established using test retest method with coefficient (r) of 0.93. 100 copies of the questionnaire were distributed to; and retrieved from the respondents. Data collected were analyzed using grand mean and standard deviation for answering the research questions while T-test statistic was used for testing the null hypotheses at 0.5 level of significance. Based on the findings, the radio and magazine are the main ICT source required by Women in Agriculture for cassava production. The extent of awareness, access and the use of ICT tools such as Radio, Television and mobile phones are high in cassava production. ICT has made tremendous impact on cassava production. The problems I influencing the access and utilization of ICT in cassava production are electricity and power supplies are absolute pre-requisites to using contemporary ICT system, access to telephone, electricity and networks. Based on the findings, the study among others recommended that Abia State government should direct it's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centres to integrate the findings of this study into their programme for educating Women in Agriculture (WIA) for cassava production in lkwuano L.G.A

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APA

CHILAGO, S (2022). Accessibility And Utilization Of ICT For Cassava Production Among Women In Agriculture (WIA) Of Ikwuano L.G.A Of Abia • State. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jan 26, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/accessibility-and-utilization-of-ict-for-cassava-production-among-women-in-agriculture-wia-of-ikwuano-lga-of-abia-state-7-2

MLA 8th

SIMON, CHILAGO. "Accessibility And Utilization Of ICT For Cassava Production Among Women In Agriculture (WIA) Of Ikwuano L.G.A Of Abia • State" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 18 Nov. 2022, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/accessibility-and-utilization-of-ict-for-cassava-production-among-women-in-agriculture-wia-of-ikwuano-lga-of-abia-state-7-2. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

MLA7

SIMON, CHILAGO. "Accessibility And Utilization Of ICT For Cassava Production Among Women In Agriculture (WIA) Of Ikwuano L.G.A Of Abia • State". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 18 Nov. 2022. Web. 26 Jan. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/accessibility-and-utilization-of-ict-for-cassava-production-among-women-in-agriculture-wia-of-ikwuano-lga-of-abia-state-7-2 >.

Chicago

SIMON, CHILAGO. "Accessibility And Utilization Of ICT For Cassava Production Among Women In Agriculture (WIA) Of Ikwuano L.G.A Of Abia • State" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2022). Accessed 26 Jan. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/accessibility-and-utilization-of-ict-for-cassava-production-among-women-in-agriculture-wia-of-ikwuano-lga-of-abia-state-7-2

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