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The Role of Community Based Orgs (Cbos) In Rural and Agricultural Transformation in Delta State

O Ugboh, E U Tibi


The study examined the role of community based organizations in rural and Agricultural transformation in Delta State, Nigeria. A total of 144 community based organization (12 from each local government area were selected from 12 out of
the 25 local government areas that make up Delta State using stratified and random sampling technique. The community based organization were interviewed using structured
questionnaires and the data collected was analyzed using simple descriptive statistics such as means and percentages and the chi-square (x2). The result showed that community
based organizations are veritable agents of development in ensuring the agricultural and rural transformation of Delta State. The study recommended that there is need to develop a
link between the state and community us so as to increase the managerial and professional capabilities of community institutions.

African Research Review Vol. 1 (2) 2007: pp. 177-184
AJOL African Journals Online