Challenges for sustainability of home based economic activities in home economic entrepreneurship education and market access
Hunger and malnutrition and consequently death have continued to be on the increase in under developed and developing countries due to unemployment and poverty. This study therefore identified some home based economic activities needed to reduce unemployment and poverty in three geographical zones of Nigeria. Factors accountable for successful and sustainable home based economic activities were determined. Impacts of home based economic activities were found to be significant in the education of the children, income security and social welfare of families. The study emphasized home economic entrepreneurial education, market access and economic sustainability as challenging factors needed to alleviate the low economic situation for sustainable quality of life for the individual and family.
Keywords: Unemployment, skill, livelihood activities, market access and sustainability.