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

Environmental and socio-economic effects of timber harvesting in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Friday Akputa Obasi
  • Friday Akputa Obasi
  • Department of Agricultural economics, University of Nigeria.
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Festus Ugwuoke Agbo
  • Festus Ugwuoke Agbo
  • Department of Agricultural economics, University of Nigeria.
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Chinasa Sylvia Onyenekwe
  • Chinasa Sylvia Onyenekwe
  • Department of Agricultural economics, University of Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 19 December 2012
  •  Accepted: 11 March 2015
  •  Published: 12 March 2015

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