Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
Start Year: 2009
Published Articles: 420
https://doi.org/10.5897/JDAE2018.0921[Article Number: 66985BC56306]
Crop diversification is one of the most important risk management and income enhancing strategies for farmers. The study investigates the pattern, trend, and factors influencing crop diversification in different districts of West Bengal, based on secondary data. The Simpson index has been used to estimate diversification. The results show that all the districts of West Bengal and the state as a whole have exhibited a... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JDAE2017.0905[Article Number: 306211D56310]
This paper examines the major socioeconomic and demographic determinants of rural households’ saving behavior in Sinana district, Ethiopia. A random sample of 267 rural households was selected from four rural kebeles of the district. The study used both descriptive statistics and econometric model for the analysis of primary data. The result of descriptive statistics demonstrates that 47.2% of the sampled... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JDAE2017.0858[Article Number: 88ABB7756314]
This research was conducted to assess the economic feasibility of inorganic fertilizer application and farmyard manure on Marako Fana pepper variety in Raya Azebo district, Northern Ethiopia. The combination of 25, 50, 75 and 100% of nationally recommended inorganic fertilizers and 10 t ha-1 farmyard manure as well as four control treatments (unfertilized, 100% farmyard manure, 100% and blended fertilizer/NPS)... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JDAE2017.0898[Article Number: 62D35B856316]
This paper examined the influence of agricultural technologies on the growth of agricultural value-added based on time series data (1990-2016) and Cobb-Douglas production function. The results indicated that there are significant and certain benefits to draw economically from the utilization of a system of technological innovations including mechanization, renewed capital stocks, as well as temporary annual cropping and... Read more.