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 2009; 1(2)

May 2009

Recent researches and development issues

Author(s): Nejat Erk

May 2009

Analysis of rural and urban households’ food consumption differential in the North-Central, Nigeria: A micro-econometric approach

This paper examines whether there are differences in food consumption patterns between the rural and urban households in the North-central Nigeria using food consumption data obtained from households’ seven days memory recall. While analytical tools like the descriptive statistics were used, the nature of data on fruits and vegetable with a lot of zero consumption led to the employment of the double-hurdle...

Author(s): Obayelu, A. E., Okoruwa, V. O. and Oni, O. A.

May 2009

Women entrepreneurship in Asian developing countries: Their development and main constraints

With limited data and information, this paper aims to examine recent developments of women entrepreneurship in Asian developing countries. This issue is currently very important since it is part of ongoing national efforts to alleviate poverty in developing countries in relation to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Greater opportunities for women to become entrepreneurs (or to have better income paid jobs) will...

Author(s): Tulus Tambunan

May 2009

Strategies for effective loan delivery to small – scale enterprises in rural Nigeria

Economic growth and development cannot be achieved without putting in place well-focused programmes to reduce poverty through empowering the rural entrepreneurs with credit. In noting this, government has initiated many programmes to enhance adequate loan to rural entrepreneurs. However, these programmes have achieved mixed successes. This paper therefore examines the determinants of loan acquisition to rural enterprise...

Author(s): Benjamin Okpukpara

May 2009

Economics evaluation of relative profitability in small hold dairy farms in western Kenya

The development and implementation of farm policies requires the general understanding of the farmers’ response to the availed technology. Where farmers have similar resource endowment, generalization of policies would help improve their production levels. The farmers profit levels were used in comparing their relative efficiency in dairy farming in western province Kenya where a bilateral donor agency had come up...

Author(s): Otieno D. C.  Iruria, D. M. Odhiambo and M. O. Mairura