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: January 2017; 9(1)

January 2017

Determinants of adoption of multiple climate change adaptation strategies in Southern Malawi: An ordered probit analysis

This paper aimed to identify factors affecting adoption of multiple climate change adaptation strategies in Southern Malawi. An ordered probit model was estimated using survey data collected in Nsanje and Balaka districts in 2014-2015 cropping season. Age of household head, total land area owned, petty trading and formal employment were found to reduce the probability of adopting more than two CSA strategies. Farmers...

Author(s): Francis Maguza-Tembo, Julius Mangison, Abdil Khalil Edris and Edwin Kenamu

January 2017

Farming household food storage, consumption and sales decision making under price risk in northern Uganda

This study extended the agricultural household model to explain food storage, consumption and sales behaviors of farming households in northern Uganda using two major staple grains: finger millet and beans. Using secondary data collected by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics from 782 millet and beans producing households (388 households below poverty level and 394 households above poverty level), seemingly unrelated...

Author(s): Charles Owach, Godfrey Bahiigwa and Gabriel Elepu