Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 489

Full Length Research Paper

Choices and implications of livelihood diversification strategies on smallholder farmers’ income in Saesietsaeda Emba District, Eastern Tigray Region of Ethiopia

Gebrehiwot Weldegebrial Gebru
  • Gebrehiwot Weldegebrial Gebru
  • Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, Mekelle University, Ethiopia.
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Hyacinth Ementa Ichoku
  • Hyacinth Ementa Ichoku
  • Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
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Philip Ogbonnia Phil-Eze
  • Philip Ogbonnia Phil-Eze
  • Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 08 July 2018
  •  Accepted: 11 August 2018
  •  Published: 31 August 2018

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