Engaged in Agriculture, Etche is one of the Local Government Areas found in Rivers state, Nigeria. The LGA was named of the Etche people of southern Nigeria. Its headquarters is at Okehi, a child of necessity created out of the then Ikwerre/Etche Local Government Area in the year 1987. They also inhabit Omuma LGA; Etche/Omuma is a National Assembly constituency. Etche consists of a number of communities namely: Akwu/Obuor, Chokocho, Chokota, Egwi, Afara, Mba, Ikwerengwo, Okehi, Ulakwo, Umuakonu, Umuebulu, Umuechem, egbeke Igbodo the ancestral home of Etche.
Igbodo is made up o the following communities: Umuohiaukwu, Umuusharam, Umuoga, Okonocho, Umuine, Umudi, Umunkwa, Umuohie, Amaku, Obibi, Ezeleaka, Umuisi. Etche people are regarded as one of the largest groups in Rivers state. Majorly associated with Agriculture, yam and cassava are the major crops they produce.