Ifeoluwapo Amao

National Horticultural Research Institute

Dr. Ifeoluwapo Oluwaseun Amao has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is a Chief Research Officer in the National Horticultural Research Institute, Ibadan, Nigeria, involved in monitoring and impact evaluation of institutional projects. She was the project coordinator of one of the institutional research projects that established innovation platforms for selected horticultural crops such as tomato, African bush mango, and pineapple. Innovation platforms are an avenue to bring together stakeholders having a common interest in identifying and solving problems in a particular value chain. Dr. Amao has also been involved in technology and knowledge transfer in various aspects of horticulture. Her research interests include socio-economic studies in horticultural value chains and development economics.

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This book discusses pertinent aspects of agricultural economics and rural development. It includes case studies that assess the impact of tomato cultivation on food security and poverty alleviation of rural dwellers and agricultural producers. Additionally, it examines farmers’ knowledge of organic livestock farming, a novel method of livestock production. The book also contains a review of factors affecting the efficiency of vegetable production and the basics of good agribusiness plans for successful agribusiness activities.

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