Japanese Journal of Agricultural Economics
Online ISSN : 2432-2385
research letter
Community Level Factors Affecting Participation Rate in Agricultural Cooperatives in Ethiopia
Solomon Bizuayehu WassieHitoshi KusakariMasahiro Sumimoto
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2018 年 20 巻 p. 57-60


Using a recent community-level data from Ethiopia, this study employed a Tobit model and investigates factors affecting participation rate in agricultural cooperatives. The average participation rate was calculated to be 50.3%, with a wide variation amongst communities. Our result confirms that access to paved road, average landholding of a household and information access have a significant effect on community-level participation rate in agricultural cooperatives. Based on the results of the study, policy implications are forwarded.

© 2018 The Agricultural Economics Society of Japan
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