Value Chain Analysis of Barely: A Case of Ambo District, West Showa Zone of Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

Journal of Science and Sustainable Development

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Title Value Chain Analysis of Barely: A Case of Ambo District, West Showa Zone of Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia
 
Creator Ekuba, Alemayehu
Badassa , Wolteji Chala
Abebe, Workneh
 
Subject Actors; Ambo district; barley; market supply; value chain
 
Description Though barley value chains analysis assists governmental institutions and non-government organizations (NGOs) to assess their activities and redesign their operations, there has been no adequate study in Ambo district. Thus, this study aimed to analyze barley market value chain and identify determinants of the quantity of barley supply. The data were gathered from 132 randomly selected households, 20 traders and 4 input suppliers. Both descriptive statistics and econometric model were used for data analysis. The study revealed that the highest value added in barley value chains were about Birr 15.5/quintal. Rural assemblers in barley value chain obtained the highest share of gross profit next to producers. The Tobit regression estimator also revealed that age of the household, education of the household head, quantity of barley produced, use of fertilizer, improved seed used, and extension contact were significantly influencing the quantity of barley market supply. There was also no barley processor actor or that uses barley as a raw material in the barley value chain. Therefore, there is a need to promote agro-processors to be involved in barley processing and marketing.
 
Publisher Ambo University
 
Date 2019-01-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://aujssd.ethernet.edu.et/index.php/jssd/article/view/92
10.20372/au.jssd.7.1.2019.092
 
Source Journal of Science and Sustainable Development; Vol. 7 No. 1 (2019); 10-19
2414-4479
2304-2702
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://aujssd.ethernet.edu.et/index.php/jssd/article/view/92/86
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Author(s)
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode
 

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