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Article Number - 1804DD265491


Vol.9(7), pp. 98-106 , August 2017
DOI: 10.5897/AJMM2016.0500
ISSN: 2141-2421



Full Length Research Paper

Production and marketing of Camel Milk in Eastern Ethiopia



Bedilu Demissie
  • Bedilu Demissie
  • Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Arsi University, Asella, Ethiopia.
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Hussien H. Komicha
  • Hussien H. Komicha
  • Department of Economics, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9, Canada.
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Adem Kedir
  • Adem Kedir
  • Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Arsi University, Asella, Ethiopia.
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 Received: 04 July 2016  Accepted: 18 February 2017  Published: 31 August 2017

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In the fragile and uncertain environment of arid and semi-arid area, camel plays a crucial role as a primary source of livelihood for pastoralists and agro-pastoralists. However, pastoral and agro-pastoralists in developing countries including Ethiopia are marginalized and generally not given due consideration in wider social-political analysis, although the camel and camel milk had been victim of neglect by policy, research and development under the livestock subsector. Therefore, this study is initiated with providing information on camel milk production and marketing though chain analysis and multiple linear regression model in agro-pastoral and pastoral area of Easter Ethiopia as such information would be useful to develop policy which is based on evidence.

Key words: Camel milk, agro-pastoral, fermented milk, lactation period.

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APA Demissie, B., Komicha, H. H., & Kedir, A. (2017). Production and marketing of Camel Milk in Eastern Ethiopia. African Journal of Marketing Management, 9(7), 98-106.
Chicago Bedilu Demissie, Hussien H. Komicha and Adem Kedir. "Production and marketing of Camel Milk in Eastern Ethiopia." African Journal of Marketing Management 9, no. 7 (2017): 98-106.
MLA Bedilu Demissie, Hussien H. Komicha and Adem Kedir. "Production and marketing of Camel Milk in Eastern Ethiopia." African Journal of Marketing Management 9.7 (2017): 98-106.
   
DOI 10.5897/AJMM2016.0500
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/AJMM/article-abstract/1804DD265491

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