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: February 2018; 10(2)

February 2018

Economic analysis of duck eggs incubation using hot spring as heat source

The economic analysis of a manual and automatic turning hot spring incubator developed at the University of the Philippines-Los Baňos, Laguna Province, Philippines, was studied by comparing its performance with the conventional electrical incubator. This research can help small-scale farmers by reducing operational cost and increasing profitability. To determine the feasibility, undiscounted and discounted measures...

Author(s): Anthony J. Taplah Jr., Delfin C. Suministrado, Rossana Marie C. Amongo,  Fernando O. Paras Jr., Jessie C. Elauria and David P. Tokpah

February 2018

Effect of research and development on agricultural sector growth in the East African community

This study empirically examined the effect of research and development on agricultural sector growth in East African Community from the year 2000-2014. According to the endogenous growth theory, research and development leads to increase in the stock of knowledge which in turn has got spill over effects hence leads to economic growth. However, little is known on the effect of R&D on the agricultural sector in the...

Author(s): Lawrence Were Ouru, Lawrence Kibet, Aquilars Kalio and Naftaly Mose

February 2018

Use of a warrantage system to face rural poverty and hunger in the semi-arid area of Burkina Faso

It is widely believed that limited access of small scale farmers to agricultural credit is one of the key causes of rural poverty and a major constraint to adoption of innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Since the early 1960s, many strategies to access agricultural credits have been implemented with success. This study assessed the effects of warrantage, a community-based micro credit system, on poor small resource...

Author(s): Badiori Ouattara, Sibiri Jean Baptiste Taonda, Arahama Traoré, Idriss Sermé, François Lompo, Derek Peak, Michel P. Sédogo and André Bationo