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: 540

Table of Content: November 2017; 9(11)

November 2017

Determinants of potato seed market supply through producer cooperatives in Haraghe, Ethiopia

Seed producer cooperatives were initiated by the Integrated Seed Sector Development Program in five regions of Ethiopia including Oromia region since 2009 as an alternative mechanism to narrow the gap between seed supply and demand in the country. Seed marketing is one of the key activities of the program to satisfy the demand of farmers by providing quality seeds in the right place, at the right time and with the right...

Author(s): Alemayehu Oljira and Degye Goshu

November 2017

An analysis of multidimensional poverty and its determinants in rural Nigeria

Human beings live to get happiness, livelihood, peace, security, safety, dignity and respect among others. Deprivation of any of these could be frustrating. Thus, attempts were made to determine multidimensional poverty index (MPI) of rural households and its decomposition by geo-political zones in Nigeria using the Alkire-Foster MPI approach. The result showed that the headcount poverty ratio H was 78.1% when K = 30 as...

Author(s): Joshua O. Amao, Kayode Ayantoye and Gbenga E. Fanifosi

November 2017

Adoption of the new highly efficient cooking stoves by urban households in Zanzibar, Tanzania

The study was aimed at ascertaining the adoption of New Highly Efficient Cooking Stoves (NHECS) imported from China by Zanzibar’s urban households for reducing cooking costs, health impacts and environmental degradation. Both primary and secondary data were used. Primary data were collected using structured questionnaires, key informant interviews and field observation, and secondary data were collected from...

Author(s): Abdalla, H. Sheha and Makame, O. Makame