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: 470

Full Length Research Paper

Food and income diversification decisions as climate change adaptation strategies: Evidence from Kalfou and Tabalak local governments, Tahoua State, Niger Republic

Zakou Amadou
  • Zakou Amadou
  • Department of Rural Economics and Sociology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Tahoua University, Niger.
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  •  Received: 26 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 14 February 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019


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