Economic Efficiency of Banana Production under Contract Farming in Sindh Pakistan
Irfana Noor M*, Sanaullah N and Barkat Ali L
Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Irfana Noor M
Department of Agricultural Economics
Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences
Sindh Agriculture University, Pakistan
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Received September 17, 2015; Accepted November 10, 2015; Published November 17, 2015
Citation: Irfana Noor M, Sanaullah N, Barkat Ali L (2015) Economic Efficiency of Banana Production under Contract Farming in Sindh Pakistan. J Glob Econ 3:166. doi:10.4172/2375-4389.1000166
Copyright: © 2015 Irfana Noor M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The result indicated that each selected banana farmers in study area on average per farm spent a sum of Rs.21334.00. This included Rs.4500.00 for loading, Rs.12334.00 for transportation and Rs.4500.00 of unloading respectively in the study area. The total cost of production of Rs.158581.00 this included Rs.88300.00, Rs.20100.00, Rs.28847.00 and Rs.21334.00 on fixed cost, labour costs, Capital Inputs and marketing costs respectively in the study area. The banana grower obtained per acre 143 mounds on an average and revenue Rs.1750.00 mounds on an average and per acre earned of Rs.250250.00 that obtained by the grower of banana. Thus the banana growers on an average per acre earned during study, Rs.91669.00 on net income, Rs.250250.00 on gross income and Rs.158581.00 on total expenditure in the study area. An average per acre gross income Rs.250250.00 and total expenditure is Rs.158581.00 in the study area therefore they availed input output ratio of 1:1.57 from banana growing in the study area. The selected banana growers on a net income per acre earned Rs.91669.00 and total expenditure Rs.158581.00 in the study area therefore they availed input output ratio of 1:0.57 from banana growing in the study area.