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AGRICULTURAL FINANCING INITIATIVES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1980-2011) Mohammed, I.D and Dada, R.M  Page 1

DETERMINANTS OF THE HEALTHCARE SERVICES FINANCING  AMONG RURAL FARMERS IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA. Omoniwa, A.E and Awoyemi, T.T Page 14

INFLUENCE OF FADAMA USERS GROUPS’ MEMBERSHIP ON FARM INCOME IN BASSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE, NIGERIA. Ibitoye, S.J., Shaibu, U.M. and Akwu, O.C.   Page 27

ADOPTION AND PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS OF OKRA FARMING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA Nwaobiala, C.U. and Nnadozie, A.K.O  Page 39

ANALYSIS AND PARTICIPATION OF RURAL FARM WOMEN IN NATIONAL FADAMA III DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN GOMBE STATE, NIGERIA. Ogbonna, M.O  Page 58

ECONOMICS OF PALM OIL PROCESSING IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA Muhammed-Lawal, A., Amolegbe, K.B., Adenuga, A.H.,  Idowu, R.T. and Oloyede, W.O.  Page 79

SOCIO-ECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF LOCAL RICE CONSUMPTION IN SOUTH WEST NIGERIA Mohammed, A.I., Omolade, O.K. and Orifah, O.M   Page 93

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF SMALL HOLDER WOMEN CASSAVA  PRODUCERS IN KOGI STATE, NIGERIA. Onuche, U., Ayodele, J.T. and Audu, S.D.   Page 113

YIELD AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF ACHA (DIGITARIA IBURUA KIPPIS STAPF OR BLACK FONIO) ACCESSION UNDER DIBBLING METHOD OF PLANTING AT DIFFERENT SEEDING RATES. Dachi, S.N., Mamza, W.S., Edoka, M.H., and Okeme, O.  Page 128

SUPPLY RESOURCES OF AQUACULTURE IN NIGERIA FROM 1971 TO 2010 Onuche, U., Akoh, A. and Akoh, T.A  Page 135

TIME SERIES ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING OF MONTHLY  PRICES OF GARRI IN NIGERIA, 2006-2013 Molokwu, C.C.  Page 161

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF A SHOCK ON  THE MONTHLY PRICE TREND GARRI IN NIGERIA, (2006-2012) Molokwu, C.C.  Page 183

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AS A STRATEGIC  AND YOUTH EMPOWERMENT FOR NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION  IN NIGERIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES  Musa, N    Page 205

DEPARTMENTS OF TECHNICAL INEFFICIENCY OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS PRODUCERS IN THE FADAMA OF SOUTHERN GUINEA SAVANNA OF NIGERIA Lawal, A.F., Ibrahim, D.A., and Abubakar, U.  Page 220

ECONOMICS OF COTTON PRODUCTION IN BORGU LOCAL  GOVERNMENT AREA OF NIGER STATE Lawal, A.F., Liman, A., Umar, A. and Yusuf, L.T  Page 242