American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Special Issue

Agricultural Economics and Rural Development

  • Submission Deadline: Mar. 10, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Firomsa Mersha
About This Special Issue
Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics, special issue that is Agricultural Economics and rural development is one of the huge areas in research. The aim of the special issue is to bring these huge fields of research to one theme. Agricultural economics and rural development is a combination of different discipline in the field of Agriculture specifically from environmental and natural resource economics to one area to get high quality and standard papers throughout the world. Agricultural Economics is the discipline that most researchers do research in the theme like climate change and variability, Food Security, Value chain analysis, Marketing, Production and Productivity side of Agriculture whereas rural development’s theme where agricultural extension, rural development, energy, and etc. Even though Agricultural Economics and Rural Development are different fields of agriculture, the two discipline have a connected base root in common and unseparated fields of agriculture. This why the proposed special issue is also connects the two disciplines.
In general, the special issue, which is proposed here (Agricultural Economics and Rural Development), is huge discipline which can brings many research papers to be published in this research journal and it is a great opportunity for this journal site. Therefore this special issue will brings many papers which you can publishes under the journal of environmental and resource economics.
Aims and Scope:
  1. Climate Change and Variability
  2. Value Chain
  3. Marketing
  4. Production and Productivity
  5. Food Security
  6. Technology Adoption
Lead Guest Editor
  • Firomsa Mersha

    Department of Agricultural Economics, School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Haramaya University, Haramaya, Ethiopia

Guest Editors
  • Bezon Kumar

    Department of Economics, Rabindra University, Sirajganj, Bangladesh

  • Amenu Leta

    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia

  • Shibeshi Fekadu

    Department of Agricultural Economics, Metu University, Bedelle, Ethiopia

  • Gizaw Fetene

    Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Natural Resource and Environmental Science, Wollega University, Shambu, Ethiopia

  • Tigabu Hussen

    Department of Agricultural Economics, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia

  • Bikila Keno

    Socioeconomic Specialist, Oromia Water and Design Work, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Seble Mulugeta

    Department of Rural Development, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia

Published Articles
  • Determinants of Technical Efficiency of Maize Production in Ethiopia: An Empirical Review

    Firomsa Mersha Tekalign

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 144-151
    Received: Sep. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2019
    Published: Nov. 19, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20190404.15
    Abstract: Ethiopia is an agrarian country where a large majority of the peoples and the poor living in rural areas are deriving their livelihood from agriculture. However, low levels of agricultural productivity and increasing population pressure have been critical problems of Ethiopia. These have aggravated the food insecurity situation by widening the gap ... Show More