International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Linking Between Water Ecosystem Services’ Perception and Rural Migration in Sahelian Wetlands: Evidence-based from Inner Niger Delta in Mali

    Beteo Zongo*, Abdouramane Djibo Gado, Omer S. Combary, Mori Diallo, Karounga Keïta, Patrice Toé, Souleymane Ouedraogo, Thomas Dogot

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 228-237
    Received: Sep. 23, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Sahel’s largest wetland, the Inner Niger Delta (IND) is highly productive with a biologically diverse ecosystem and fed by seasonal floods. It plays a crucial role in shaping culture and driving local and national economies. Over one million people composed mainly of fishermen, farmers, and breeders that depend on the vitality of these wetlands. De... Show More
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    Technical Efficiency of Groundnut Production: The Case of North Western Ethiopia

    Desalegn Teshale Wolde*, Belete Woundefiraw, Welay Tesfaye

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 238-244
    Received: Apr. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was aimed to measure the technical efficiency of farmers and to investigate determinants of technical inefficiency of groundnut producers in the north western parts of Ethiopia. A Semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect the primary data from 201 randomly selected groundnut producers in the North western parts of Ethiopia. Descr... Show More
  • Research Article

    Farmer’s Perception Towards Agricultural Lime Technology in the Case of Ejere District, West Shewa, Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

    Hana Amare

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 245-250
    Received: Oct. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: The purpose of the study is to find out how farmers perceive about agricultural lime technologies in some chosen kebeles within the districts of Ejere. This study examines farmers' opinions about lime technology were measured using a scale with items developed for the purpose of this study. A multistage sampling procedure was employed to draw 145 s... Show More
  • Research Article

    Comparative Analysis of Small Scale Irrigation Users’ Household Income Among Smallholder Farmers: The Case of Horo District, Ethiopia

    Shibeshi Fekadu Tolesa, Gizahu Fetene Zeleke

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 257-266
    Received: Oct. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2023
    Published: Nov. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Agriculture is the mainstay of the country's economy and the major source of foreign exchange earnings and domestic consumption. To improve the prevailing low level of production and productivity the use of yield improving inputs is of paramount important. As the potential to increase production by bringing more resources into use became more and m... Show More
  • Research Article

    Current Practices of Farmers Adoption of Improved Food Barley Variety in Case Study of Welmera District of Oromia Region Ethiopia

    Endale Mekonnen*, Bogale Ayana

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 267-273
    Received: Oct. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: This research activity was conducted in Welmera districts of west Shewa zone Oromia with the objective of examining the current practice of smallholder farmers toward the adoption of improved food barley varieties in the study area. Food barley is a stable grain, widely grown by farmers in Ethiopia's different highlands. One of the most important t... Show More
  • Research Article

    Research on Financial Services Supporting Agricultural Industrialization in Tai'an City

    Chongyi Gong, Dongqin Lv*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 274-278
    Received: Nov. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2023
    Published: Dec. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: As a major agricultural city, Tai'an has long been committed to the development of agricultural industrialization and provided some financial support. However, the support of financial services for agricultural industrialization is not sufficient. Therefore, studying the path of financial services supporting agricultural industrialization in Tai'an... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Effects of Bushfires on Farming Industry Among Small-Scale Farmers in Kori Chiefdom, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone

    Mohamed Francis Musa*, Abdul Salami Bah, Tamba Dantee Mbayoh, Daniel Rince George, Abdul Fataio Tandason, Chernor Alpha Umaru Bah, Sahr Lamin Sumana

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 279-293
    Received: Nov. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2023
    Published: Dec. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: This study analyzed the effect of bush burning on the smallholder farming industry in Kori Chiefdom. The researchers used a structured questionnaire to obtain primary data from three hundred and eighty-four (384) farmers who were selected through a combination of multi-stage and simple random techniques. Cochran's (1977) scientific formula was adop... Show More
  • Research Article

    Research on the Construction of an Integrated Cold Chain Logistics Model for Agricultural Products in Tai'an City Based on Internet of Things Technology

    Chongyi Gong

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 294-298
    Received: Dec. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2023
    Published: Dec. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: With the continuous improvement of residents' consumption level and the rapid development of agriculture, the public's demand for fresh meat products, fruits and vegetables and other agricultural products is increasing. At the same time, higher requirements are put forward for the freshness and safety of agricultural products, and cold chain logist... Show More
  • Research Article

    Controlling Soybean Insect Pests and Yield Losses with Entomopathogenic Fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae

    Kito Phaviseth, Siviengkhek Phommalath*, Thiphakone Thavonesack

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 299-304
    Received: Nov. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2023
    Published: Dec. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: The objective of this study identifies the effective of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae fungi as soybean pest control agents compared chemical in The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae fungi as soybean pest control agents with chemical insecticides secticides. The ... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Marginal Effect of Investment in Machinery, Livestock, and Buildings on Irish Agricultural Output and Costs

    Dilovar Haydarov*, Chaosheng Zhang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 305-314
    Received: Dec. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2023
    Published: Dec. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: To achieve economically sustainable and profitable farms, farmers must manage various factors that impact farm output and costs. Numerous factors can influence farms' output, including soil quality, environmental conditions, farm size, system, and farmers' experience. This study investigates the impact of investment increases and decreases on farm ... Show More