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Title:
CONTRIBUTIONS OF COFFEE MARKETING COOPERATIVES TOWARDS MEMBERS' LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT IN ETHIOPIA - AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS

Authors:
R. Karunakaran

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R. Karunakaran
Associate Professor, Department of Cooperatives, College of Business & Economics, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia

MLA 8
Karunakaran, R. "CONTRIBUTIONS OF COFFEE MARKETING COOPERATIVES TOWARDS MEMBERS' LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT IN ETHIOPIA - AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 6107-6121, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=426. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA
Karunakaran, R. (2018, November). CONTRIBUTIONS OF COFFEE MARKETING COOPERATIVES TOWARDS MEMBERS' LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT IN ETHIOPIA - AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 6107-6121. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=426
Chicago
Karunakaran, R. "CONTRIBUTIONS OF COFFEE MARKETING COOPERATIVES TOWARDS MEMBERS' LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT IN ETHIOPIA - AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 6107-6121. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=426.

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Abstract:
The main objective of the study was to assess the contributions of coffee marketing cooperative societies towards members' livelihood improvement in Yirgachefe District. Descriptive and survey research methods were deployed. Primary data was collected from the members of sample coffee marketing cooperatives through structured questionnaire. A sample of 151 member respondents was selected randomly for the study. The findings of the study show that except human capital development, coffee cooperatives have contributed significantly on the development of social capital, financial capital, natural capital and physical capital. The results of binary logistic regression show that family income, processing service, agricultural input services, fair trade premium and additional employment were the prominent determinants of members' livelihood improvement.