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Table 9 Challenges that hinders peri-urban farmers due to urbanization

From: Economic linkage between urban development and livelihood of peri-urban farming communities in Ethiopia (policies and practices)

No. Challenges of peri-urban farmers due to urbanization Respondents Minimum Maximum Mean Standard deviation Pearson correlation coefficient
A Lack of skills and knowledge of evicted farmers 200 1.00 5.00 3.83 1.24 0.520
B Lack of good governance and corruption 200 1.00 5.00 3.09 1.29 0.610
C Improper utilization of compensation by farmers 200 1.00 5.00 4.20 0.987 0.484
D Unfair and in-adequate monetary compensation 200 1.00 5.00 4.22 0.950 0.479
E Lack of municipality follow up and support 200 1.00 5.00 3.28 1.34 0.567
F Lack of providing information to farmers 200 1.00 5.00 3.25 1.41 0.559
G Un-enforceable policy 200 1.00 5.00 2.91 1.36 0.546
Valid N (list wise) 200      
  1. Correlation is significant at 0.01 level (two-tailed) Compiled from questionnaires, 2017