Impact of Agribusiness Skill Training Programmes on Job Creation in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria

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Amadi, Lawrence Obodowhuo
Amakiri Meebari

Abstract

This study focused on the impact of empowerment programmes on job creation in the Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. The research investigated three objectives, which include: finding out the programmes of the Agribusiness Skill Training and Empowerment Programme in empowering palm oil producers in Gokana Local Government Area; examining the contributions of the Agribusiness Skill Training and Empowerment Programme in empowering crop farmers in Gokana Local Government Area; and finding out the contributions of the Agribusiness Skill Training and Empowerment Programme in empowering fish farmers in Gokana Local Government Area. The survey design was adopted to investigate the objectives, and the simple percentage method and chi-square method were used to analyse the data. Findings showed that the Agribusiness Skill Training and Empowerment Programme empowers palm oil producers in Gokana Local Government Area, especially in the following ways: providing loans, training, and equipment. The research recommended that the state government supplement the efforts of HYPREP to improve the living conditions of the people by giving those grants.

Keywords: Hydrocarbon Remediation, Training Programme, Job Creation, Agribusiness Development, Unemployment

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Impact of Agribusiness Skill Training Programmes on Job Creation in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. (2024). African Journal of Management and Business Research, 15(1), 37-54. https://doi.org/10.62154/mw6gkv03
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