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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 3)

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Page : 813-818

Keywords : growth gross domestic product;

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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.

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