International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Social Capital and Farming Household Welfare in Oyo State, Nigeria
Omonona B.T, Amao J.O, Bamimore J.A

The study examined social capital and farming household’s welfare in Oyo State, Nigeria. The study used descriptive statistics and regression analysis to analyze the welfare status of farming households in the study area, using primary data set obtained randomly from the representative households. It was also gathered that nature of employment, educational status, household size, marital status, and family type contributed to welfare level of the household either positively or negatively. Regression analysis showed that age of the respondents, marital status, and primary occupations were negative and significant determinants of welfare status. Labour contribution of the households to the association was positive and significant determinants of welfare status of farmers in the study area.

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