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Title:Current status of agricultural performance and productivity enhancing mechanisms: proceedings of the 12th annual conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia
Editor:Beyene Tadesse
City of publisher:Addis Ababa
Publisher:Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:agricultural productivity
agricultural innovations
agricultural market
Abstract:This publication presents the proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of AESE (Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia), held on 14 and 15 August 2009 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the conference was 'Current status of agricultural performance and productivity enhancing mechanisms'. Contents: The recent performance of Ethiopia's agriculture sector and the CAADP framework (Abera Deressa, Wondirad Mandefro, Demese Chanyalew, Getinet Gebeyehu, Goshu Mekonen, Yadessa Dinssa); Rural household food security status and agricultural practices in Assosa District, Ethiopia (Yilma Muluken, Ayalneh Bogale, Workneh Negatu); Impacts and implications of agricultural credit use on gross farm income in southern Ethiopia (Anbes Tenaye); Farmers' preferences for crop variety traits: lessons for on-farm conservation and technology adaptation (Sinafikeh Asrat, Mahmud Yesuf, Fredrik Carlsson, Edilegnaw Wale); Determinants of adoption of malt barley varieties in Ethiopia (Getachew Legese, Eshetu Lema, Tolesa Alemu, Sintayehu Debebe); Determinants of adoption of improved drought tolerant maize varieties and their implication for household food security in drought prone areas (Getachew Legese, Augustine S. Langyintuo, Wilfred Mwangi, Moti Jaleta); Afforestation in Ethiopia: a digression between policy intention and household priorities (Zenebe Gebreegziabher); Economic analysis of Eucalyptus in Arsi Highlands of Ethiopia (Tolesa Alemu); Value chain analysis of vegetables in eastern Ethiopia (Bezabih Emana); Characteristics of the Ethiopian live animal and meat export market value chain (Getachew Legese, Hailemariam Teklewold, Dawit Alemu, Asfaw Negasa); Responsiveness of supply to price incentives in the Ethiopian livestock markets (Hailemariam Teklewold, Getachew Legese, Dawit Alemu, Asfaw Negasa); Impacts of livestock import ban by Gulf States on Ethiopian economy (Dugasa Dirbaba, Belachew Hurrissa). [ASC Leiden abstract]