Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017, Page: 160-164
Analysis of Access to Credit and Agriculture Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Brickfield Road Associates Limited, Lagos, Nigeria
Received: Sep. 19, 2017;       Accepted: Sep. 29, 2017;       Published: Dec. 3, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20170206.11      View  1680      Downloads  133
Abstract
This study examined the influence of access to credit on agriculture production in Sub-Saharan Africa. The nature and availability of panel dataset constrained the study to analyze its aim through a panel co-integration approach. The analysis was carried out for 21 selected African countries, over the period 2000-2014. The findings indicated evidence of long run relationship between agriculture production and total credit. The estimations strongly revealed that total credit to agriculture has a positive and significant influence on the level of agriculture production in the region.
Keywords
Access to Credit, Agriculture, Panel Co-Integration
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Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Analysis of Access to Credit and Agriculture Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2017, pp. 160-164. doi: 10.11648/j.ijae.20170206.11
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