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A survey was conducted in 2012 to assess the impact of dairy technologies on the livelihood of dairying households in Ada’a and Lume districts of central Ethiopia. A total of 108 dairy farms were interviewed using structured questionnaire. Dairying has significant contribution as a sustainable source of income to the dairy producing households. It contributed about 62% and 66% of the total monthly income in Ada’a and Lume districts, respectively. Dairying was the first income source for about 80% and 62% of the dairy producing households in Ada’a and Lume districts, respectively. On the other hand, 92.9 % and 88.9 % of the respondents in Ada’a and Lume districts respectively explained that dairy technology adoption has significantly increased their household income. About 56% and 32% of households in Ada’a and Lume districts were found to save money from dairying in a traditional form of saving. Adoption of dairy technologies has also an impact on the consumption of milk and milk products as all family members in about 77.5% and 87.1% of households in Ada’a and Lume districts, respectively could consume more milk.

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Agricultural and Food Policy

Community/Rural/Urban Development

Production Economics

Issue Date: 2013-07

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/156838 Published in: International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Volume 01, Number 1 Page range: 109-118

Total Pages: 10

JEL Codes: dairying; households; income; milk

Record appears in: Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University > Department of Economics and Finance > International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC)





Autor: Melesse, Kassahun ; Jemal, Jeilu

Fuente: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/156838?ln=en







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