International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016

  • Role of Agriculture in Women’s Economic Development: A Case Study of Pakistan

    Mehwish Yaqoob, Rashid Menhas

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016
    Pages: 99-102
    Received: 14 September 2016
    Accepted: 23 September 2016
    Published: 14 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20160104.11
    Abstract: Feminization of agriculture has been occurred in Pakistan and women’s are participating in agriculture and its allied fields. In rural areas of Pakistan, women’s living conditions are not up to the mark. For the betterment of living standard, women’s are working in agriculture on daily wages. Agriculture not only in Pakistan but all over the world ... Show More
  • Technical Efficiency of Boro Rice Production in Jhenaidah District of Bangladesh: A Stochastic Frontier Approach

    Mahmudul Hasan, Elias Hossain, Ataul Gani Osmani

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016
    Pages: 103-107
    Received: 31 August 2016
    Accepted: 2 October 2016
    Published: 3 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20160104.12
    Abstract: Rice is the dominant food crop in Bangladesh. Like Aman and Aus varieties, Boro rice also grows in leaps and bounds in the country. The production of Boro rice during the dry season is welcomed as increasing use of irrigation in the country is expected to raise Boro rice production for achieving food self sufficiency. This study estimates the techn... Show More
  • The Role of Irrigation in Household Food Security in Upper Blue Nile Basin: The Case of Jedeb Irrigation Scheme, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    Zewdu Siraw

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016
    Pages: 108-116
    Received: 27 August 2016
    Accepted: 16 November 2016
    Published: 20 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20160104.13
    Abstract: Food security is the main problem of many developing countries. To improve the food security problem small scale irrigation practice is vital. Demographic characteristics and resource of households as well as Agricultural production were collected using structured questionnaires. The collected data was analyzed using the Statistical Package for Soc... Show More
  • Analysis of the Impact of Organic Fertilizer Use on Smallholder Farmers’ Income in Shashemene District, Ethiopia

    Biru Gelgo, Patience M. Mshenga, Lemma Zemedu

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016
    Pages: 117-124
    Received: 29 October 2016
    Accepted: 30 November 2016
    Published: 3 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20160104.14
    Abstract: Ethiopia’s agricultural sector accounts to 40 percent of the national Gross Domestic Product. The sector is important in improving the livelihoods of the bulk of the population. Despite its importance, the agricultural sector in Ethiopia is characterized by low productivity. To improve this, the Ethiopian government has focused on promotion of adop... Show More