Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 537

Impacts of cassava whitefly pests on the productivity of East and Central African smallholder farmers

July-September 2022 - Vol 14 Num. 3

A key constraint to smallholder cassava production systems in Africa is the cassava whitefly pest species. These pests are a group of several cryptic species within Bemisia tabaci that cause direct damage to cassava and vector viruses that cause disease. We employ a farm-level stochastic production frontier (SPF) model to...

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Impacts of cassava whitefly pests on the productivity of East and Central African smallholder farmers

July-September 2022

Paul Mwebaze, Sarina Macfadyen, Paul De Barro, Anton Bua, Andrew Kalyebi, Fred Tairo, Donald Kachigamba, Christopher Omongo and John Colvin  

Diffusion of water harvesting for rainfed agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Case of zaï practice in Burkina Faso

April-June 2022

Beteo Zongo, Omer S. Combary, Souleymane Ouédraogo, Patrice Toé and Thomas Dogot

The impact of socio-economic factors on livestock farmers’ knowledge and skills in the Eastern Cape Province: The case of Marselle farmers

April-June 2022

Tshuma M. C.  

Analysis of institutional credit accessibility among small-holder poultry farmers in Rivers State, Nigeria

April-June 2022

Zelda Anne Elum and Ugochi Obiajunwa  

Contract farming and farmers’ well-being: The case of yam farmers in the Mion district of the Northern Region of Ghana

January-March 2022

Ibrahim A. Yakubu, Hudu Zakaria and Samuel S. K. Allotey  

November 2014

Comparative economic analysis of tomato (Lycopersicon esculenta) under irrigation and rainfed systems in selected local government areas of Kogi and Benue States, Nigeria

Josephine Bosede Ayoola

November 2014

Profit efficiency of dairy farmers in Kenya: An application to smallholder farmers in Rift Valley and Central Province

Leone Iga Mawa, Mutuku Muendo Kavoi, Isabelle Baltenweck and Jane Poole

November 2014

Assessment of farmers’ perceptions and the economic impact of climate change in Namibia: Case study on small-scale irrigation farmers (SSIFs) of Ndonga Linena irrigation project

Montle, B. P. and Teweldemedhin, M. Y.

November 2013

Eradicating extreme poverty among the rural poor in Uganda through poultry and cattle improvement programmes - A Review

J. Ekou

November 2013

Understanding the performance of food production in sub-Saharan Africa and its implications for food security

M. Demeke, F. Di Marcantonio and C. Morales-Opazo,

September 2012

Technical efficiency of beekeeping farmers in Tolon-Kumbungu district of Northern region of Ghana

Abdulai Abdul-Malik and Abubakari Mohammed

August 2010

Econometric analysis of the effects of water hyacinth on the fish catches in Lake Victoria, East Africa

Ngeno Vincent, E. K. Ngeno, B. K. Langat and M. J. Kipsat

12 May 2012

Comparative analysis of gender involvement in agricultural production in Nigeria

Mohammed, B. T. and Abdulquadri, A. F.

July-September 2022

Impacts of cassava whitefly pests on the productivity of East and Central African smallholder farmers

Paul Mwebaze, Sarina Macfadyen, Paul De Barro, Anton Bua, Andrew Kalyebi, Fred Tairo, Donald Kachigamba, Christopher Omongo and John Colvin  

May 2010

An empirical evaluation of the determinants of household hurricane evacuation choice

Daniel Solís, Michael Thomas and David Letson