Analysis Of Returns To Social Capital Among Timber Marketers In Ondo State

T. T Awoyemi, A. I Ogunyinka
2010 Zenodo  
This study examines the returns to social capital among timber marketers in Ondo State. Purposive sampling was used in the data collection as four sawmills was identified and one hundred and twenty respondents were randomly selected from the sawmills. Questionnaire was used to obtain information from the marketers. Results show that over 75% of the members attend meetings regularly with an index of between 20 and 50 percent of the highest time allocated to meeting attendance. The
more » ... index of the respondents' shows that members with the highest decision making index have high social capital than those with low or intermediate index and are most committed to the course of the association. Result shows that marketers with high income from the business tends to be more involved in local association activities as a result of social capital accumulated. Social capital dimension shows that index of participation and cash contribution was significant at 10 percent showing that as respondents participate in local association activities more social capital was accumulated.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.810040 fatcat:rhb565smmreffbxnonsfnsr6dm