International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2018

  • Rural Financial Inclusion: Prospects and Challenges of Collective Action in Extending Financial Services among Rural Smallholders Farmers in Tanzania

    Alvin Uronu, Benson Otieno Ndiege

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: 5 February 2018
    Accepted: 26 March 2018
    Published: 8 May 2018
    Abstract: The paper presents prospects and challenges of the collective action in facilitating access to financial services among smallholder farmers in rural areas. It is based on data collected through Focus Group Discussions (FDGs) from 11 cases of Savings and Credit cooperatives (SACCOs), Primary Agricultural Marketing Co-operatives (AMCOS) and Farmers A... Show More
  • Estimation of Economic Costs of Flood Impacts of Typhoon “Crising” in Kabacan, North Cotabato, Philippines

    Jennet R. Mag-aso, Rico C. Ancog, Enrique P. Pacardo, Corazon L. Rapera

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: 7 March 2018
    Accepted: 18 April 2018
    Published: 15 May 2018
    Abstract: Kabacan town in Mindanao, Southern Philippines, which is situated on the flood plain of Cotabato Province, has been heavily affected on flooding in the recent years. Flooding on February 2013 brought about by typhoon “Crising” had worsened as compared to previous flooding events in the area. This flood event has caused heavy damage to agriculture, ... Show More