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: 530

Table of Content: 26 May 2012; 4(9)

May 2012

Comparative analysis of rural and urban market prices for garri in Edo State, Nigeria: Implications for food security

  This study compared the prices of garri in both rural and urban markets of Edo State, Nigeria covering the period 1990 to 2005. Specifically, the study examined the nature and trend of price movement of garri in both markets (rural and urban), determined the annual rate of increase in the price of garri in the markets and tested if the differences in the price of garri in the rural and urban markets were...

Author(s): S. I. Orewa and R. A. Egware

May 2012

Round potato (Solanum tuberosum) profitability and implications for variety selections in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania

  According to the standard economic theory that treats a person as a maximising agent of short run profit, it would be expected that farmers would select round potato varieties with the highest profit potential. However, previous studies treated round potato as one variety and other adoption studies often assumed that profitability was not important in the adoption of improved varieties. Therefore, this study...

Author(s): Hosea Mpogole and Reuben M. J. Kadigi

May 2012

A study on the export of Saudi Arabian dates in the global markets

  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is among the leading producers of quality dates where the per capita consumption of dates is highest in the world. We studied the global markets in terms of date importing and date exporting countries. Among the five groups of importing countries, the first group comprised of European Union, North America, Australia and New Zealand, group two comprised of Eastern Europe, Turkey and...

Author(s): F. Al-Shreed, M. Al-Jamal, A. Al-Abbad, Z. Al-Elaiw, A. Ben Abdallah and H. Belaifa