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The Role of Education in Empowering Young Women in West-African Cocoa Communities - Poster presented at WCC 2014, , World Cocoa Conference 2014, 06/2014, Amsterdam, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Fertilizer use among Cocoa Farmers in Ghana: The case of the Sefwi Wiawso District, Nunoo, Isaac, Frimpong Benedicta Nsiah, and Frimpong Frederick Kwabena , Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (0) , (Practical Publication)
Future Trends of the Export Demand for Selected Malaysian cocoa Products, A. Hameed, Abdel, and Arshad F.M. , Trends in applied sciences research, 06/2013, Institute of Agricultural and Food policy studies, (2013) , (Practical Publication)
Modeling the Determinants of Farmers’ Decision on Exclusive Schooling and Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector of Ghana, Asenso-Okyere, K., Sarpong D. B., Okyere C. Y., Mensah-Bonsu A., and Asuming-Brempong S. , Global Journal of Human Social Science Economics , 06/2013, Volume Volume 13, Issue Issue 3, USA, (2013) , (Practical Publication)

Entrepreneurial Skills Required by Secondary School Graduates for Economic Success in Cocoa Production in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria

TitleEntrepreneurial Skills Required by Secondary School Graduates for Economic Success in Cocoa Production in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsOkeme, Isaac, and Alawa Adie David
JournalJournal of Education and Practice
Volume5
Issue16
Date Published05/2014
PublisherDepartment of Vocational and Special Education Faculty of Education, university Of Calabar, Nigeria.
Place PublishedNigeria
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsNigeria
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The study was carried out to identify entrepreneurial skills required by Secondary School Graduates for Economic Success in Cocoa Production in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Five research questions guided the study and five hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted the descriptive survey design using a sample of 75 purposively drawn from a population of 275 registered cocoa farmers in the study area. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire which was face validated by three experts and with a Cronbach alpha reliability coefficient of 0.89. Independent t-test analysis was utilized to test the hypotheses. Findings revealed that all the ident5ified skill items in the area of planning, management, production farm level processing and marketing were required by secondary school graduates for economic success in cocoa production. Based on the findings recommendations were made.

URLhttp://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/article/view/13094/13657

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