International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016

  • The Role of Agricultural Cooperatives in Risk Management and Impact on Farm Income: Evidence from Southern Ethiopia

    Ashenafi Duguma Feyisa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 28-39
    Received: 3 November 2016
    Accepted: 30 November 2016
    Published: 12 January 2017
    Abstract: Rural households face considerable risks related to farm business such as variability of yield and market conditions. These risks are especially important if they result in income fluctuations. One possible strategy for household is to take up low-risk activities, even if they imply lower returns. This is likely if the households are constrained wi... Show More