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: 529

Full Length Research Paper

Income contribution and adoption potential of apple based agroforestry on homestead farms in West and North Shoa zones of Ethiopia

Lemlem Tajebe
  • Lemlem Tajebe
  • Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute, P. O. Box 24536 code 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Asfaw Gelan
  • Asfaw Gelan
  • Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute, P. O. Box 24536 code 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 06 October 2017
  •  Accepted: 13 February 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2018


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