International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Research Article

    Determinants of Technical Efficiency in Pixie Production in Makueni County, Kenya

    Wambua Samuel Muuo*, Simon Mwaura, Christopher Maokomba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: The purpose of the study was to determine the farm technical efficiency in pixie farming in Makueni County, Kenya and the factors which influence the technical efficiency. The specific objectives of the study were: determination of technical efficiency in pixie production, examination of how socio-economic characteristics affect the technical effic... Show More
  • Research Article

    Farmers' Perceptions and Improving Agricultural Productivity in Saline Soils in Northern Ethiopia

    Workineh Yenewa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 11-15
    Received: Nov. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to measure farmers' perceptions of the presence of salinity in their croplands and its impact on agricultural production and household food security. The survey data was collected from a total of 101 farmers from Raya-Alamata district in Ethiopia. Farmers were selected using a random sample from a household list. Focus gro... Show More
  • Research Article

    Interventions and Women Agricultural Productivity in Benue State, Nigeria

    Ehigocho Peace Aimua, Ilemona Adofu, Joseph Okwori

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 16-29
    Received: Oct. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2023
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: This study investigates the effect of interventions on women agricultural productivity in Benue State, Nigeria. The study employs a robust ordinary least square (OLS) regression model to analyse this relationship using a cross-sectional data obtained from a sample of 421 women participating in agriculture drawn from eight local government areas in ... Show More
  • Research Article

    New Climate Resilience Rice Varieties for Coping with Climate Change HomThadokKham 17 (HTDK 17)

    Phetmanyseng Xangsayasane*, Leah Homsengchan, Viengmani Mani, Pradit Chanchanuvong, Singty Voradet, Nikham Chanphao, Khamsuk Duangbupha, Vorachit Sihathep, Theerayut Toojinda, Chang-Ho Shin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 30-35
    Received: Dec. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Rainfed rice cultivation dominates in Laos, covering an estimated 88% of the total area. This reliance on rainwater renders all production and planting activities vulnerable to unpredictable natural disasters, such as floods and droughts, that can strike at any point during the growing season. Such events can devastate rice production, leading to l... Show More
  • Research Article

    Development of the Agricultural Sector and Its Contribution to the Growth of the Ethiopian Economy

    Daniel Hailu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 36-40
    Received: Dec. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: The study analyzed the development of the agricultural sector and its contribution to the growth of the Ethiopian economy. This study used annual time series data covering the period from 2006/07 to 2020/21. Secondary data were acquired from National Bank of Ethiopia, Planning and Development Commission, Ministry of Finance, Central Statistical age... Show More