publication . Article . 2015

The Impact of the Unofficial Cattle Business on the Household Welfare of Cattle Traders of the Border Towns of Cameroon and Nigeria

Saidou Baba Oumar; Salihu Zummo Hayatudeen;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: International Journal of Business Administration, volume 6 (issn: 1923-4007, eissn: 1923-4015, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciedu Press
Abstract
This paper examines the impact of the unofficial cattle business on the household welfare of cattle traders of the border towns of Cameroon and Nigeria and relates that impact to the household access to basic needs or services of life such as income, employment, food, shelter, education, potable water, electricity, and health care that have been extensively used in the literature as indicators for the attainment of well-being and freedom from the yoke of poverty in the society. It uses primary and secondary data on the trade activities and employs descriptive as well as inferential techniques of data analysis to capture the objectives of the inquiry. The finding...
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free text keywords: trade, livestock, well-being, family, Cameroon, Nigeria, Health care, business.industry, business, Well-being, Economics, Government, Poverty, Enforcement, Livestock, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Basic needs, Economic growth
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