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: May, 2015 ; 7(5)

May 2015

The effect of olive mill effluent and organic compost on evaporation and temperature in medium and coarse textured pot soils

The effects of olive mill effluent on evaporation assessed from the surface of two kinds of soil sandy loam and loam textures with two different temperatures. In the other hand five treatments for each texture were prepared in three replicates, including wastewater treatment stained with olives in a value and two percent, compost mixture treatments, mulch amount equal to 50 tons/h, control and water. Eleven treatments...

Author(s): Bagheri, M. R. and Movahedi Naeini, S. A. R.

May 2015

Determinants of technical efficiency in smallholder soybean production in Bomet District, Kenya

Increased soybean productivity has great potential for alleviating the perpetual problems of food and nutrition insecurity, poverty and unemployment among the rural households in Kenya. This study analyses the determinants of technical efficiency in smallholder soybean production in a rural farm setting in Bomet District, Kenya. Technical efficiency in this case is the ability of the smallholder farmer to maximize...

Author(s): Patrick K. Yegon, Lawrence K. Kibet and Job K. Lagat

May 2015

Health-care access and utilization among rural households in Nigeria

This study examined healthcare access and utilization among rural households in Ogun state, Southwestern Nigeria. Primary data were collected through the use of structured questionnaires. Multistage sampling technique was employed for the selection of 200 rural households. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and health care accessibility index. The results show that the mean age of the respondents was 46...

Author(s): Omonona Bolarin Titus, Obisesan Adekemi Adebisola and Aromolaran Oluwatosin Adeniji