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: April 2017; 9(4)

April 2017

Refining the impoverishment risks and reconstruction (IRR) model: A study of the model’s “overlooked” risks, evidences from the impacts of Tekeze Dam, North East Ethiopia

This article tried to question the viability of the impoverishment risks and reconstruction (IRR) model in assessing all risks development projects like dams brought to affected communities. It argued that in some cases the model fell short of showing exhaustively all risks communities faced as a result of grand development projects like dams. Taking the case of Tekeze dam in Ethiopia, it unearths some of the risks the...

Author(s): Andnet Gizachew

April 2017

Determinants of Malawi’s cotton exports from 2001 to 2013

This paper analysed the determinants of Malawi’s cotton exports, given the challenges faced by main traditional export crop which has rekindled interest in the development of cotton as a key export crop. The gravity model of trade was estimated following the Helpman, Melitz and Rubinsten (2008) framework. Using a balanced panel data, with the set of 36 countries that Malawi has exported cotton to for 13 years...

Author(s): E. Magombo, A. Edriss and M. A. R. Phiria

April 2017

Assessing challenges of non-farm livelihood diversification in Boricha Woreda, Sidama zone

This study was conducted to assess key livelihood strategies and to examine major socio-economic constraints that hinder households from engage in diversified activities, in two Peasant Associations of Boricha Woreda, Southern Ethiopia. From the two Peasant Associations, 110 households were selected through simple random sampling technique. Both primary and secondary data were collected to come up with dependable...

Author(s): Yohannes Yona and Tafese Mathewos