Annals of Business, Finance and Management

Abiola Ogunlusi

Department of Agriculture Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan,Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Review Article   
    The Effects of rural income project on silk exports and livelihood of smallholder producers in Gatsibo District, Rwanda
    Author(s): Abiola Ogunlusi*

    Sericulture has been seen in Rwanda as an opportunity for increasing raw materials for the textile industry. Therefore, it has provided a new source of income, reduced unemployment and most likely to improve the livelihood status of poor sericulture smallholder producers by increasing their income earnings. The high yield in silk production has been pleasing due to the favorable climatic conditions for mulberry cultivation; sericulture has been seen as a potential tool to reduce poverty and also to generate foreign exchanges from exportation. The broad objective of this paper focuses on the impact of the livelihood status of smallholder producers in Rwanda. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were employed in selecting 286 sericulture households’ farmers in the Gatsibo district. Data for this study were analyzed using descriptive statist.. Read More»

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