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: October 2009; 1(7)

October 2009

Determinants of household saving: Case study of smallholder farmers, entrepreneurs and teachers in rural areas of Kenya

The adoption of liberalization measures in Kenya culminated in a rise and spread of interest rates in the financial sector. The saving rate has however remained low. Most studies have not been conclusive on factors influencing savings in developing countries. This study adopted a microeconomic approach in investigating the factors that influence savings among households of teachers, entrepreneurs and farmers in rural...

Author(s): Lawrence K. Kibet, Benjamin K. Mutai, Desterio E. Ouma, Shem A. Ouma and George Owuor

October 2009

Value added milk products: Constraints to women in milk micro enterprises in Kenya

As economic crisis deepens in Kenya, more and more women are joining the micro enterprise sector to earn a living. The dairy industry, in particular, provides opportunities for the Kenyan women to operate micro enterprises. However, these women face constraints in their efforts to sell high quality value added milk products. This paper is based on a study carried out in three districts in Kenya: Nakuru, Nairobi and...

Author(s): Dolphine Odero-Wanga, Milcah Mulu-Mutuku and Adijah Ali-Olubandwa

October 2009

An empirical study of the sheep meat production with fuzzy logic

In this paper, an effort was made in order to classify the European Union (EU) countries according to the quantity of the sheep meat production. In particular, the implementation of Fuzzy classification, indicated three sheep meat productionclasses in EU, according to their percentage of accession. Furthermore, the convergence in the sheep meat production...

Author(s): T. Koutroumanidis, E. Zafeiriou and S. Sofios