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The study investigated farmers’ aspiration indices and possible strategies to improve sweet potato production in South East, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to ascertain farmers’ aspiration indices on sweet potato production and identify possible strategies to improve sweet potato production in South East zone, Nigeria. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 240 respondents for the study. Data were collected from primary source using questionnaires. Data collected were analyzed and presented using descriptive statistics. Findings indicated that majority (54.2%) of the sweet potato farmers were female while 45.8% were male. The mean age of the farmers was 43.3%. Greater proportions (40.4%) of the farmers were married, while 18.8% of the farmers were divorced.
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