International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2023

  • Assessing Post-Harvest Losses of Rice Processing at Agricultural Business Centers (ABCs) in Rice Production in Sierra Leone

    Abdul Fataio Tandason, Abdul Salami Bah, Daniel Rince George, Mohamed Francis Musa, Hamid Mustapha Sheriff

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 48-67
    Received: 29 November 2022
    Accepted: 23 December 2022
    Published: 21 March 2023
    Abstract: The majority of Sierra Leoneans consume rice as their primary staple food every day. The most significant staple crop worldwide and in Sierra Leone is rice (Oryzae sativa L.), which provides nourishment for about half of the world's population. The goal of this research is to quantify post-harvest losses in rice processing at agriculture business c... Show More
  • An Empirical Study on the Willingness to Adopt E-commerce of Agricultural Machinery Parts Operators Under the Background of "Internet +"

    Du Pu, Li Fengyi, Liu Ying, Li Xinyang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 68-76
    Received: 19 February 2023
    Accepted: 10 April 2023
    Published: 18 April 2023
    Abstract: The e-commerce of agricultural machinery components can help the rapid development of the agricultural machinery industry and accelerate the implementation of rural revitalization strategies. The study selected the small and micro enterprises in Pangkou Auto Agricultural Machinery Parts City, Gaotang County, as the research subjects, and conducted ... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation of Food Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Varieties for Grain Yield and Other Agronomic Traits in Buno Bedele, South West Oromia, Ethiopia

    Gebeyehu Chala, Gemechu Deso, Garoma Firdisa, Mohammed Tesiso

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 77-82
    Received: 17 February 2023
    Accepted: 29 March 2023
    Published: 23 April 2023
    Abstract: Barley is a major cereal crop in Ethiopia accounting for about 20% of the total cereal production. It is grown in a wide range of agro-climatic regions under several production systems. Barley grows best on well drained soils and can tolerate higher levels of soil salinity than most other crops. Although many improved food barley varieties have bee... Show More