Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum) Production And Marketing: The Case Of A Tropical West African Vegetables Farm

Authored By:

Emmanuel Ogunsola,

,

Ikechi Agbugba, PhD

,

June 22, 2020

Tomato marketers should strengthen themselves by forming cooperative groups, and that would be achievable if tomato could be purchased in bulk on behalf of its members at a reduced cost, thereby lowering the average transaction costs to the advantage of marketers. The impact of this could also help in stabilizing tomato market price to the advantage of consumers. Members of cooperative groups could access financial assistance through timely loans at very low rates as part of benefits from group activities.

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