Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: An econometric study of the most important determinants of the cereal food gap in Algeria for the period (1971-2018)
Authors: سلامي أسماء
سلامي أحمد
Keywords: Determinants
Food Gap
Issue Date: 2020
Series/Report no.: numéro 20 2020;
Abstract: The aim of this study is to estimate the most important determinants affecting the size of the cereal food gap in Algeria using the ARDL model for the period (1971-2018). The results indicate the important effects on the short and long term, as it was found in the long term that an increase in both of GDP per capita and the urban population by 10% will be followed by an increase in the food gap for cereals by 10.74% and 13.13%, respectively, while increasing both the productivity and the area of grain-producing land by 10% will lead to a contraction of the food gap by 3.86% and 4.06%, respectively. As for the short term, it turns out that an increase in the GDP per capita of 10% will lead to a widening of the grain gap by 10.58%, while an increase in the area of productive land by 10% will be followed by a decrease in the gap by 3.56%, It was also evident in the short term the absence of statistical significance of the effect of urban population and productivity on the cereal food gap. In this context, we recommend that more effort is required to reduce the disparity between rural and city, and use of advanced agricultural technology, and give top priority to expanding the cultivated land for grain crops, and to adjust the consumption pattern
Description: Revue El Bahith
ISSN: 2437-0843
Appears in Collections:numéro 20 2020

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
R2038.pdf1,27 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.