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Effects of Rural Urban Migration on Labour Supply in Cocoa Production in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State

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Abstract:

The study was conducted to examine the effect of rural urban migration on labour supply in cocoa production. Data were collected from one hundred farmers in Ondo East Local Government area of Ondo state. Five villages were selected from which twenty respondents were randomly selected making a total of 100. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression analysis used for analysis of data. The study revealed that people migrate for social, educational and economic reasons. Based on this, the study recommends that rural areas should be developed so as to make it more habitable for the rural people as this will discourage emigration.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 18)
Pages:
1-11
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILNS.18.1
Citation:
A.S. Lawal and T.A. Okeowo, "Effects of Rural Urban Migration on Labour Supply in Cocoa Production in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 18, pp. 1-11, 2014
Online since:
Jul 2014
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