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: 527

Full Length Research Paper

Opportunities and determinants of rural non-agricultural activities in Ethiopia

Abdulaziz Mosa
  • Abdulaziz Mosa
  • Institute of Agricultural Policy and Markets, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.
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Khalid Siddig
  • Khalid Siddig
  • International Agricultural Trade and Development, Humboldt University of Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany.
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Harald Grethe
  • Harald Grethe
  • International Agricultural Trade and Development, Humboldt University of Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany.
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  •  Received: 09 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 15 October 2019
  •  Published: 30 November 2019

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