publication . Book . Preprint . 2011

Livestock production and marketing

Negassa, Asfaw; Rashid, Shahidur; Gebremedhin, Berhanu; Kennedy, Adam;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
The livestock is an important sub-sector within Ethiopia’s economy in terms of its contributions to both agricultural value-added and national GDP. Between 1995/96 and 2005/06, the livestock sub-sector’s share averaged 24 percent of agricultural GDP and 11 percent of national GDP, with the highest shares recorded at 27 percent and 13 percent, respectively, at its peak (NBE 2005/06). The contribution of livestock and livestock product exports to foreign exchange earnings is also large. The annual average revenue from livestock and livestock product exports was estimated to be 13 percent of the annual national foreign exchange earnings during the period 2000/01 to...
free text keywords: livestock production, Livestock sector, Marketing, Agricultural development, Agricultural policies, trade, exports, Pastoralism, Livelihoods, livestock, Marketing, trade,
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publication . Book . Preprint . 2011

Livestock production and marketing

Negassa, Asfaw; Rashid, Shahidur; Gebremedhin, Berhanu; Kennedy, Adam;