Adoption of Semi-formal Mobile Processing Training for Enhanced Skill Acquisition in Girls and Women, Towards Employability, Better Livelihood and Inclusive Growth in Nigeria
Women and girls are most vulnerable in the society, most especially when considering the incidence of poverty. This follow a saying that, train a girl child and emancipate a Nation, if women or girls are well trained for commercial production purpose, a better livelihood and inclusive economic growth would be guaranteed, this is not because of their diligence but for their doggedness. A well-researched technique of production is necessary to replace the crude method inherited from older generation to enhance better productive delivery. In line with this assertion, this study empirically unleashed the willingness of women and girls in crude production of locust bean in the North-Central region of Nigeria to accept modern and more improved technique of production. This is made possible by using data collected from structured questionnaires and using both descriptive and analytical method of analysis. The study reveal that, the respondents are willing to accept new technique but at no cost of training. This study recommends that government, NGOs, development assistant partners, all have a big role to play in reducing the pain of poverty from these women and girls in Nigeria. // Paper ID 259
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