The Determinants of Household Food Insecurity in Rural Areas: (In Case of Amhara Region East Gojjam Bichena District)

Demeke Alehegn


Improving food security was closely related with the elimination and reduction of poverty at local and individual level. Most of the rural household in Bichena district were suffered by food insecurity therefore this study would be investigate to the problem of food insecurity in the study area through using extend primary data. The descriptive and Logistic regression model was employed and estimate based on the primary data collected from 94 representative sampled rural households of the study area. Among the explanatory variables age of the head, level of education, status of technology adaption, ceremonial expense and accessibility of credit service found to be statically significant factor which influence the rural house hold food insecurity. Therefore, the policy which creates affordable micro and small credit institution, expand adult and formal education and expand rural infrastructure believed to minimize the rural food insecurity problems.

Keywords: Rural food insecurity, Bichena District, Logistic regression

DOI: 10.7176/JAAS/67-01

Publication date:August 31st 2020

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