International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Cocoa Production in Cameroon: A Socioeconomic and Technical Efficiency Perspective

    Ngoe Mukete, Zhou Li, Mukete Beckline, Bobyeg Patricia

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 12 December 2017
    Accepted: 22 December 2017
    Published: 16 January 2018
    Abstract: Understanding the technical efficiency of smallholder farmers is primordial in appraising their farming skills especially for cocoa farmers. In this paper, we examine the technical efficiency of small scale farmers across Africa particularly Cameroon. The study also explores the cocoa sector, its impacts on the Cameroonian economy and the challenge... Show More
  • Shrimp-Paddy Conflict in the South-West Coastal Region of Bangladesh

    Mohammed Ziaul Haider, Rabeya Akter

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 30 November 2017
    Accepted: 17 January 2018
    Published: 5 February 2018
    Abstract: Shrimp cultivation is a comparatively new agricultural practice in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh. The objective of this study is to analyze the costs and returns of shrimp and paddy cultivation for understanding the behavior of the farmers in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh. This study compares cost and return of shrimp an... Show More
  • An Agronomic and Profitability Study on Rice Production: A Case of Jalgaon Village of Comilla District, Bangladesh

    Rozina Yeasmin Lucky, Jahangir Kabir, Golam Rabbani, Abu Bakr Siddique, Emran Hossain

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 14-22
    Received: 15 January 2018
    Accepted: 24 February 2018
    Published: 26 March 2018
    Abstract: Performance of rice crops in farmers’ fields largely lower than varietal potential. Besides, profitability is an important aspect of production decision for the semi-subsistence farming system in Bangladesh. Therefore, this study was conducted evaluate crops management practice and performance of rice in different seasons. Farmers’ group discussion... Show More