African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6596

Full Length Research Paper

Application of multivariate probit on determinants of sesame farmers market outlet choices in Gimbi District, Ethiopia

Fikiru Temesgen
  • Fikiru Temesgen
  • Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management, Ambo University, P. O. Box: 19, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Bezabih Emana
  • Bezabih Emana
  • HEDBEZ Business and Consultancy PLC, P. O. Box 15805, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Fikadu Mitiku
  • Fikadu Mitiku
  • Jimma University College of Agricultural Economics and Extensions, P. O. Box 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Efa Gobana
  • Efa Gobana
  • Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management, Ambo University, P. O. Box: 19, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 10 August 2017
  •  Published: 21 September 2017

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