Comparative Economics of Fresh and Smoked Fish Marketing in Some Local Government Areas in Adamawa State, Nigeria Public Deposited

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  • The study compared fresh fish and smoked fish marketing in Adamawa state. Primary data were collected with the aid of well-structured questionnaires from marketers in 13 major fish markets in seven local government area of Adamawa state. Findings from the study revealed that majority of the fish sellers were female (70%) and (64%) for smoked and fresh fish marketers respectively. Middle-aged class were (87%) and (86%) for fresh and smoked fish marketers respectively (70%) and (76%) were married. The result also indicate that (36%) and (29%) of the people involved in fish marketing had no formal education, (37%) and (43%) respectively had primary six education and below, while only (8%) and (7%) had school certificate requirement and post-secondary school education majority (79%) and (97%) of the fish sellers were engage in full time participation in marketing as their major occupation. The commonest fish in the surveyed markets include catfish, tilapia, snake head and Heterotis. Personal savings, support from friends and relations form the major source of capital invested on the business. The study revealed that with an average gross margin of N28, 209 and 33,099 and return to variable cost of N1.18 and N1.09 for fresh and smoked fish marketing respectively, fresh fish marketing was more profitable than smoked fish marketing. The constraints for fish marketing were highlighted in this work. It is recommended that loans be given to prospective fish marketers, provision of storage facilities, adequate space for selling of fish product to enhance the business among others.
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  • Onyia Lucky, Adebayo E.F., Adewuyi, K., Ekwunife, E., and Ochokwu,I. 2014. Comparative Economics of Fresh and Smoked Fish Marketing in Some Local Government Areas in Adamawa State, Nigeria. In: Towards ecosystem based management of fisheries: what role can economics play?: Proceedings of the Seventeenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, July 7-11, 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Complied by Ann L. Shriver & Melissa Errend. Corvallis, OR: International Institute of Fisheries.
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