International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015

Estimates of Growth of Agricultural Sector in East Africa Pastoral Regions: Evidence from Ethiopia (Afar Regional State)

Prof. LD Sudhakara Babu [2] | Nega Afera Reda [2]

Abstract: Employing commonly used national account estimation methodology we find livestock sub sector contributed the greatest share to the agricultural regional Real Gross Domestic Product which is 88.40 percent in 2010/11 and 87.80 percent 2011/12which is almost similar with rest of east Africa countries like in Sudan and Uganda contributing 86 %and 80 % respectively. Livestock sub sector is followed by crop sub sector with 6.89 and 7.44 percent in 2010/11 and 2011/12, respectively. The remaining balance was occupied by the forest sub sector. During the year 2011/12, the real growth rate of agriculture and allied activities of the region was 5.16 percent.

Keywords: growth gross domestic product

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,

Pages: 813 - 818

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