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: June 2017; 9(6)

June 2017

Determinants of household’s consumption preference for processed cocoyam in Enugu State, Nigeria

Cocoyam is a nutritious food crop which is consumed in different parts of Nigeria. Its importance in the food systems of many communities in Nigeria, particularly among the Igbo people is based on its nutritive value and its relative ease in cultivation. Studies on the crop focused more on production and marketing without examining consumer behaviour. Although, an understanding of the determinants of the consumption of...

Author(s): Adeosun K. P., Amaechina E. C. and Nnaji A. P.

June 2017

Climate sensitivities and farmland values in Nepal: A spatial panel Ricardian approach

This study presents an application of the Ricardian approach to explore the impact of climate change on farmland values in Nepal. The Ricardian approach is estimated using a panel fixed effects model, and the outcome is compared against two separate models that account for spatial correlation: a spatial autoregressive (SAR) model; and a spatial error model (SEM). The findings suggest that Nepalese farmlands are...

Author(s): Samrat B. Kunwar and Alok K. Bohara

June 2017

Determinants of participation in fertilizer subsidy programme among rice farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Nigerian farmers, including rice farmers, still record very low levels of fertilizer use thereby limiting productivity. Subsidies have been known to encourage fertilizer use among farmers. This paper examined the factors influencing rice farmer participation in the government’s fertilizer subsidy programme. Data was collected through the aid of a well-structured questionnaire from 263 rice farmers. Descriptive and...

Author(s): OBI-EGBEDI Ogheneruemu and BANKOLE Olaide Abdul-hameed