Mose P-15.pdf

Naftaly Mose
<span title="2020-09-22">2020</span> <i title="figshare"> </i> &nbsp;
Agricultural sector contribute about 36% of the East African Community's Gross DomesticProduct (World Bank, 2009), 80 per cent of the populace depend on agriculture directly andindirectly for food, employment and income, while about 40 million people in EAC (East AfricanCountries) suffer from hunger and the agricultural sector still retains a lot of untapped potential,specifically for commercial farming. However, economic growth target for agriculture sector can beachieved by stimulating three
more &raquo; ... actors; capital, labor and total productivity of capital and labor throughR&D. This study applied panel random effect model on EAC countries data, 2000–2014. Randomeffects regression results showed that all explanatory variables had a significant and positive relationshipwith the dependent variable. From the findings the study recommends: R&D to be allocatedmore funds; and more research scientists and agricultural labourers to be employed in EAC.
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