African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AfJARE)

A publication of the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Read more

The AfJARE publishes original research on African agriculture and its interaction with local and global economic systems and policy regimes and their impact on welfare and inclusive economic growth.

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The trainings offered under the PRCI technical training program are designed to support project-affiliated policy research centers in their conduct of research and policy communication using a trainer of trainer approach. This means that by the end of PRCI, the core centers should be in a position to lead most, if not all, of the capacity strengthening activities for research designed for policy influence in their networks, countries and regions.

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Impact of women’s share of income on household expenditure in southeast Nigeria

Patience I Opata, Adaku B Ezeibe and Chikwuma O Ume

The main focus of this paper was to: (i) determine the impact of women’s share of household income on the pattern of expenditure on various categories of basic goods in southeast Nigeria; (ii) explain the pattern of household expenditure using the bargaining model of household behaviour; and (iii) extrapolate the results to the policy implications of ge…...

First Published: 08 Apr 2021

The transmission of price changes to markets has attracted renewed interest since the international food price spikes of 2007 to 2011. In response to this, this paper investigates the long-run behaviour of Nigerian cowpeas and yam tuber retail prices across space and time from 2000 to 2015. We employed the augmented Dickey-Fuller unit root test, the Joh…...

First Published: 03 Apr 2021

Consumer preferences for organic vegetables in southwestern Nigeria: A choice experiment approach

Joseph Oluwagbenga Akinwehinmi, Taye Timothy Amos and Kolawole Ogundari

In sub-Saharan Africa, identifying estimates of consumers’ preferences and willingness to pay (WTP) for safe food continues to receive attention in the literature. Using experimental data from Nigeria, we examined the source of heterogeneities in preference and WTP for organically produced food. The subjective valuation by consumers of certification in …...

First Published: 03 Apr 2021

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