Benefits of donkeys in rural and urban areas in northwest Nigeria

M.R. Hassan, F.A. Steenstra, H.M.J. Udo

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The objective of this study is to explore the benefits of donkeys for rural and urban smallholder farmers in northwest Nigeria. We visited 112 smallholder donkey farmers located in rural and urban areas from four states in northwest Nigeriathrough four focus group meetings, interviews with individual farmers and in depth interview with 12 key informants. In addition, 80 citizens were interviewed about their perception on donkeys. Donkeys were used more intensively in urban than in rural areas. The number of donkeys was higher (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6202-6212
JournalAfrican Journal of Agricultural Research
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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