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Determinants of Dairy Products Marketing Participation and Supply: In Case of Chomen Guduru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Market participation of smallholder agriculture is an indispensable pathway to increase income of rural peoples. Hence, this study was aimed at analyzing Determinants Of Dairy Products Marketing Participation And Supply: In Case Of Chomen Guduru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone with specific objectives of identifying the factors affecting smallholder farmers’ milk market participation decision, to identify the determinants level of market participation among smallholder milk market participant farmer’s and identify the challenges and opportunities of milk marketing. The data were obtained from both primary and secondary sources. The primary data for this study were collected from 150 producers. Using structured questionnaires’, key informants, and focus group discussion where used for data collection. To analyze the factors affecting the producers’ market participation decision and level of market participation, double hurdle model was applied. First stage double hurdle model results showed that sex of household head, dairy farming experience, members of cooperative and extension service had positive and significant effect on milk market participation decision. The second stage double hurdle model results showed that age of household head, dairy farming experience and volume of milk produced had positive significance over level of milk participation whereas non frame income activity and distance to the nearest market had negative significant effect on level of milk market participation. The results also revealed that Absence of farmer’s milk cooperative, Seasonal Fluctuation in milk demand and Low bargaining power of farmers were the most pressing milk production and marketing constraints, respectively. Based on the findings, the study recommends that government should give emphasize on rural education system, family planning program, construction of different infrastructure and establish, collective organizations across rural areas like dairy cooperatives are assumed to play important role to faster delivery of farm produces, and Policy makers should provide market price information to smallholder’s.

Marketing, Smallholder’s, Dairy

APA Style

Zeleke, G., Tolesa, S. (2023). Determinants of Dairy Products Marketing Participation and Supply: In Case of Chomen Guduru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. Economics, 12(4), 120-127. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.eco.20231204.12

ACS Style

Zeleke, G.; Tolesa, S. Determinants of Dairy Products Marketing Participation and Supply: In Case of Chomen Guduru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. Economics. 2023, 12(4), 120-127. doi: 10.11648/j.eco.20231204.12

AMA Style

Zeleke G, Tolesa S. Determinants of Dairy Products Marketing Participation and Supply: In Case of Chomen Guduru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. Economics. 2023;12(4):120-127. doi: 10.11648/j.eco.20231204.12

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