volume 52, issue 1, P79-90 2019
DOI: 10.2478/cerce-2019-0009
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R.O. Babatunde, A.E. Omoniwa, A.O. Adekunle, G.T. Oyeleke

Abstract: Abstract Food and nutrition security remain Africa’s most fundamental challenge for human welfare and economic growth. In this study, recent survey data from Osun State, Nigeria, was used to examine the effect of food expenditure on farming households’ welfare in Nigeria. Logistic and OLS regression models were the analytical tools used. Food Insecurity Gap (FIG) and Squared Food Insecurity Gap (SFIG) were used to capture the severity of food insecurity among the households. The results showed that, all househ…

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