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: 443

Full Length Research Paper

Smallholder farmers’ livestock production and marketing in Bahir Dar Zuria District, Northwestern Ethiopia

Bimrew Asmare
  • Bimrew Asmare
  • Department of Animal Production and Technology, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 27 October 2017
  •  Accepted: 16 January 2018
  •  Published: 30 May 2018


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