African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Adoption of sustainable land management practices among farmers under the Third National Fadama Development Project in Imo State, Nigeria

Aja, O. O.
  • Aja, O. O.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Ugwoke, F. O.
  • Ugwoke, F. O.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Anyoha, N. O.
  • Anyoha, N. O.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Okereke-Ejiogu, E. N.
  • Okereke-Ejiogu, E. N.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Onyezi, S. A.
  • Onyezi, S. A.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 17 October 2023
  •  Accepted: 15 December 2023
  •  Published: 31 January 2024

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