EFFECT OF FADAMA IIIAF ON INCOME LEVEL OF RURAL BENEFICIARIES IN NIGER STATE
Keywords:Effect, Fadama IIIAF, Income, Rural and Farmers
The study evaluates the effect of Fadama IIIAF on the income level of rural beneficiaries in Niger State, Nigeria. The methodology adopted include Net farm income and propensity score matching using beneficiaries. The finding of the study showed the net farm income (NFI) and return on naira investment the results showed that beneficiaries in the study area have more profit than non-beneficiaries with return to investment of N 15.3 for each N 1 invested. The propensity score matching reviewed that the Fadama IIIAF beneficiaries were more rewarded with mean income of N 694,266.7 as against N197,733.3 for non-beneficiaries. A test of balancing property was conducted and the results showed that the matching property was satisfied and all the matching shows that productivity was positive and highly significant at 1% for beneficiaries and also shows productivity increased by 6.478 for beneficiaries than non-beneficiaries. The study recommended that given the positive impact of the project on the beneficiaries’ similar interventions should be extended to communities that did not benefit from Fadama IIIAF project.
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