An Agribusiness development approach of beef cattle in selected areas of Bangladesh

The study was pursued to ascertain the existing internal and external factors, alternative strategies and priorities of the strategies applied in enhancing beef cattle agribusiness at Pabna and Sirajganj districts in Bangladesh. The primary data and present study were collected by employing various techniques such as survey, FGD, KII and observation methods. The total sample size was 180 which were selected through convenience sampling technique. The following analytical tools used were employed i) IFE-EFE analysis ii) SWOT analysis, iii) SWOT matrix, and iv) QSPM model. By analyzing all the factors from SWOT four strategies were developed to determine the beef cattle development. The best strategy was selected by using QSPM matrix. The results IFE is 2.610, EFE is 2.438 and the total weighted score is 5.833 indicates that beef cattle sub-sector agribusiness are opportunity to explore their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. The beef cattle agribusiness development through the implementation of the integrated or contract farming that supported to backward and forward linkage and support services.

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Dec 31 2014
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Journal Article
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ISSN 1810-3030 (Other)
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Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Volume 12, Number 2
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