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: 551

Table of Content: April 2009; 1(1)

April 2009

The welfare costs of electricity outages: A contingent valuation analysis of households in the suburbs of Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe

Electricity power outages have been quite rampant in Uganda since the early 1990s.The water hyacinth, faults in the transmission and distribution systems, other generation related faults and the ever increasing demand for electric energy in the face of a given load capacity, are factors that have been responsible for the numerous outages experienced by both commercial and domestic power consumers. Inconveniences that...

Author(s): Eseza Kateregga

April 2009

Avoiding more biofuel surprises: The fuel, food and forest trade-offs

Biofuel policies involve a convergence between, policies to protect ecosystems and reduce greenhouse gases and policies to support food security and agricultural income. Beginning in 1985, agricultural programs shifted dramatically from being a major cause of environmental damage to providing a strong leverage which encouraged the most environmentally beneficial practices.  Biofuel programs are erasing some of...

Author(s): Clayton W. Ogg