Reviews of Smallholder Farmers Market Participations Decisions and It Intensity in Ethiopia
American Journal of Management Science and Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2020, Pages: 51-55
Received: Mar. 13, 2020;
Accepted: Aug. 5, 2020;
Published: Sep. 21, 2020
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Anuto David Ojulu, Department of Agricultural Economics, Gambella University, Gambella, Ethiopia
Ethiopian economy is highly dependent on agricultural sector which account for about 38.8% of national GDP, 87% of export earnings and remains the main source of employment; generating 72.7% of total employment. The market participation is a key precondition for transformation of the agriculture sector from subsistence to commercial production. Thus, empirical evidence of smallholder farmers’ participation in the market has been extensively considered for variety of agricultural products. This article reviews was based on narrative qualitative of the existed empirical literature on the market participation decision and it intensity in Ethiopia. In addition, journals, thesis, published journal, articles, government report and dissertation papers were used to satisfy the objective the article. Thus, much of the studies used econometric model to examine the factors determining and the market intensity in Ethiopia on different commodity. Therefore, several factors were revealed to have an influence on farmers’ market participation decision and it intensity. Thus, factors range from social-economic, institutional, market and external factors. Therefore, the policy makers and planners of government and NGOs must be considering when set their policy and strategy of market participation and it intensity improvement in Ethiopia.
Anuto David Ojulu,
Reviews of Smallholder Farmers Market Participations Decisions and It Intensity in Ethiopia, American Journal of Management Science and Engineering.
Vol. 5, No. 4,
2020, pp. 51-55.
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