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Concerning
the use of improved seeds, it was found out that very few improved varieties
are available in the study area. The survey result revealed 73.5% of the sample
households did not use improved seeds whereas 26.5% of the sample households
used improved seeds. When we compare the two groups, 80.7%
and 4.9% of food secure and insecure households used improved seeds, respectively
while 19.3% and 95.1% of food secure and insecure household did not use
improved seeds, respectively. The chi-square result showed a statistically
significant association between household food insecurity and use of improved
crop varieties at (c2 =8.27,
p0.1).

Similarly,
the educational level of the sampled household heads was assessed. The result
(Table 5) indicated that 71.5% were illiterate while the remaining 28.5% were
literate. The survey result also indicated that 32.9% of the food insecure and
17.6% of the food secure households were literate. The chi-square result also revealed
a statistically significant association between household food insecurity
and educational level at (c2=4.696,
p

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