Analysis of Grains Distribution Pattern and its Accessibility in some selected Markets of Katsina State, Nigeria

Authors(1) :-Najamuddeen Garba

This study was conducted in some selected markets of Katsina State. The Primary Data used were obtained using Structured Questionnaires administered to 120 Grain distributors / marketers in the study area. Descriptive Statistics was used to analyze the data. The result showed that 63% of the Grain Distributors / marketers were between 15 – 35 years, it also pointed that 95% of them were males and 80% were married. Most of the distributors / marketers (68%) had a family size of 1 and 10, findings also showed that 55% of the respondents had acquired both Qur’anic and Adult education. The major mode of transportation used to convey grains was Motorcar / Lorries. The major crop (grain) supplied to the respective markets was maize. The yield market channels accessible to distributors were both (i.e. rural assemblers, Wholesalers and Retailers). Also the average distance covered by the distributors to the markets was 209 km. Distance, availability of transport and poor road conditions were identified as the major constraints being faced by the distributors / marketers in the study area.

Authors and Affiliations

Najamuddeen Garba
Department of Agricultural Technology, College of Agriculture, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria

Grains, Distribution, Pattern, Accessibility, Markets, Katsina, Nigeria

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 688-693
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET11738188
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Najamuddeen Garba, " Analysis of Grains Distribution Pattern and its Accessibility in some selected Markets of Katsina State, Nigeria, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.688-693, November-December-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET11738188

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