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Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University

This paper argues that there is a dominancy of globalized capital over agriculture after 1980s and thus, the relations of production have transformed to a more market oriented system. New institutions have come into the picture establishing the links between small producers and larger markets. This process of transformation structured globally in which the principles, norms and rules of behavi ...

SUBJECT: vertical integration; power; agricultural transformation

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This paper focused on use of socio-demographic factors as determinants of poverty using tobit analysis in crude oil polluted crop farms in Rivers State, Nigeria. Multistage sampling was used to obtain data from 17 local government areas. A total of 296 questionnaires were used for analysis. The results showed that dependency ratio, household size, mean adult equivalent expenditure, ratio of fo ...

SUBJECT: intensity of poverty; probability of poverty; rivers state nigeria.; crude oil polluted crop farms; incidence of poverty

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FOOD PRICE INFLATION AND CONSUMER WELFARE IN GHANA

Osei-Asare, Yaw Bonsu et al. [2013]

The paper analyses the effects of food price inflation on Ghanaian households using GLSS-5 household data. Expenditure endogeneity and truncated expenditures were controlled in the estimation process using the “Augmented Regression Approachր_ and Heckman’s two-stage procedure, respectively. Symmetry and homogeneity conditions were rejected in the unconstrained LA/AIDS model. The study reveals ...

SUBJECT: elasticities; compensating variation; food price; welfare; inflation

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Groundnut an important oil seed crop provides significant sources of cash through the sales of seed, cakes, oil and haulms. Groundnut plays an important role in the diets of rural populations. Groundnut pod yields from farmer’s field are low, averaging about 800 kg per ha, less than one-third the potential yield of 3000 kg per ha. This large gap is of concern and in view of this, the study was ...

SUBJECT: cost-benefit ratio; gross margin; groundnut

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Using a 2000 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Lesotho, this paper investigates the key features of the Lesotho economy and the role played by the agricultural sector. A novel feature of the SAM is the elaborate disaggregation of the agricultural sector into finer subcategories. The fundamental importance of agriculture development emerges clearly from a descriptive review and from SAM multip ...

SUBJECT: lesotho economy; agricultural sector; multiplier analysis; sam

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This paper assessed the economic impact of improved agricultural technologies on cassava productivity in Kogi State, Nigeria. The results are drawn from a household survey covering the agricultural season of 2009/2010. The data obtained from interview schedule was subjected to descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. Descriptive statistics for this study include frequency, percentages ...

SUBJECT: kogi state.; technology; economic impact; cassava

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The study was carried out to evaluate how farmers in Kyuso District have perceived and adapted to climate change. Data was collected from 246 farmers from six locations sampled out through a multistage and simple random sampling procedure. The Heckman probit model was fitted to the data to avoid sample selection bias since not every farmer who may perceive climate change responds by adapting. ...

SUBJECT: perceptions; kyuso district; adaptation; heckman model; climate change

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This study examines willingness to take agricultural insurance by cocoa farmers in Nigeria. A three-stage sampling procedure was used to select 120 cocoa farm households and structured questionnaire was used to elicit data from the respondents. The data were analysed with descriptive statistics and probit regression model. Results showed that 77.5% of the farmers were aware of Agricultural Ins ...

SUBJECT: willingness-to-take; affordable rate.; insurance; average willingness-to-pay; cocoa

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A survey was conducted in 2012 to assess the impact of dairy technologies on the livelihood of dairying households in Ada’a and Lume districts of central Ethiopia. A total of 108 dairy farms were interviewed using structured questionnaire. Dairying has significant contribution as a sustainable source of income to the dairy producing households. It contributed about 62% and 66% of the total mon ...

SUBJECT: income; dairying; milk; households

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Fuel subsidy removal is assumed to translate to general increase in the cost of operating business such as fish marketing.The response of price of fish and corresponding demand elasticity are welfare issues worthy of investigation in Nigeria. The present study evaluates price transmission in fish marketing system by analysing the response of fish market indices to fuel subsidy reform in Nigeri ...

SUBJECT: price transmission; elasticity; policy reform; fish marketing; fuel subsidy

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