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: 474

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of livelihood diversification practice to promote rural households’ food security: The case of Hawassa Zuria District of Sidama Zone, Ethiopia

Bealu Tukela
  • Bealu Tukela
  • Economics Department, College of Business and Economics, Hawassa University, P. O. Box 05, Hawassa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 17 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 19 October 2018
  •  Published: 31 January 2019


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