International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2020

  • Technical and Economic Efficiency of Irrigation Water Use for the Farms of Blueberry and Raspberry in the Loukkos Area in Morocco

    Nassreddine Maatala, Younes Bekkar, Oumayma El Hassnaoui, Philippe Lebailly

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 19 December 2019
    Accepted: 30 December 2019
    Published: 7 January 2020
    Abstract: Water scarcity is a major constraint at national level, under the combined effects of irregular rainfall, the country’s growing needs to respond to demographic pressure and the call of competing economic sectors (agriculture, industry, drinking water, tourism, etc.). This situation is further exacerbated by the impact of climate change, so optimiza... Show More
  • Assessing the Contribution of Micro Credit Financing to Maize Production in Mezam Division, North West Region of Cameroon

    Boris Dinictri Soh Wenda, Dorothy Fon Engwali, Moses Abit Ofeh

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 9-17
    Received: 23 November 2019
    Accepted: 24 December 2019
    Published: 9 January 2020
    Abstract: This study on the access to micro credits and maize production in Mezam Division, North West Region of Cameroon is aimed at determining the proportion of maize producers having access to credits and identifying the sources of micro credits exploited by maize producers. Using primary data collected from 300 maize producers, analyses were performed t... Show More
  • Impact from Productivity and State-ownership of Chinese Agricultural Firms on ODI Decisions

    Naixi Liu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 18-29
    Received: 8 January 2020
    Accepted: 31 January 2020
    Published: 11 February 2020
    Abstract: Chinese agricultural outward direct investment has grown rapidly over the last decades. Neo-classical foreign direct investment theories can explain the reasons in motivation perspective reasons for the rapid growth, but cannot explain what types of agricultural firms would be most likely to undertake outward direct investment to together make the ... Show More
  • Analysis of the Energy Balance in the Morus alba-Bombyx mori System in Cuba’s Sericulture

    Adileidys Ruiz, Beatriz Caballero, Yamila Martínez, Ramón Vega, Abel Valdés, María del Carmen Pérez

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 30-35
    Received: 12 February 2020
    Accepted: 27 February 2020
    Published: 18 March 2020
    Abstract: The National Sericulture Project in Havana, started in 2011 to establish silkworm (Bombyx mori) rearing at a large scale in order to generate products to be used in the cosmetic, biomedical, biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries. The feeding of Bombyx mori L. exclusively depends on mulberry (Morus alba L.), so turning this system into a su... Show More