International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2021

  • Models Comparative Study for Estimating Crop Water Requirement and Irrigation Scheduling of Maize in Metekel Zone, Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, Ethiopia

    Ashebir Haile Tefera, Demeke Tamene Mitiku

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 59-70
    Received: 13 December 2020
    Accepted: 4 January 2021
    Published: 15 January 2021
    Abstract: This study was aimed to compare estimation methods of crop water requirement and irrigation scheduling for major crops using different models and compare the significance of models for adoption in different situations of the Metekel zone. Crop water requirement and irrigation scheduling of maize in selected districts of Metekel zone were estimated ... Show More
  • Analysis of Climate Smart Agricultural Practices Among Maize Farmers in Funtua Agricultural Development Zone of Katsina State, Nigeria

    Akinyemi Mudashiru, Adeola Segun Solomon, Hassan Christiana Onyohu, Balogun Stanley Olusegun, Ekpa Daniel, Adaraniwon Bolaji Samuel, Hassan Muili Tunde

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 71-77
    Received: 1 August 2020
    Accepted: 20 February 2021
    Published: 17 March 2021
    Abstract: Farming techniques in sub-Saharan African is not progressing at the same stride with advancement of modern agriculture practice. The resultant effects are obscenest and foulest recital in agricultural productivity which culminate in food insecurity, impoverishment and deprived national economy. This study examined climate smart agricultural practic... Show More
  • Impact of Major Vegetable Production on Youth’s Income the Cause of Gidda Ayana District, East Wollega Zone, Oromia Region Ethiopia

    Waktole Bayisa Debelo, Abayineh Amare, Birki Gurmessa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 78-87
    Received: 16 December 2020
    Accepted: 7 February 2021
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Vegetable production is an agricultural activity that demands intensive labor and plays dominant role in human nutrition, health improvement, income generation and poverty reduction. The general objective of this study was to analyze the impact of major vegetable production on rural youth income in the study area. Three stage sampling procedures we... Show More
  • Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Poverty Among Farmers in Rural Northern Ghana

    Abdul-Mumin Abdulai

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 88-97
    Received: 26 December 2020
    Accepted: 6 February 2021
    Published: 29 April 2021
    Abstract: In the northern parts of Ghana, the prevalence of extreme poverty is threatening security of household food and nutrition. Deprivation is more extreme compared to the southern territories of the country. Though poverty is more of a rural phenomenon, its severity is much prominent among farmers living in the rural savannah enclave of the northern te... Show More