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Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors Affecting the Rice Production : A Case Study in Theegone Village, Shwe Bo Township.
- The economy of study area depends on agriculture. Rice is a major food crop and an essential source of income for households in the study area. However, the production of rice has been declining from 2010. To find out the reasons of this situation, this study has been conducted to investigate the socio-economic factors affecting the production of rice in Theegone Village in Shwebo Township as a case study. After calculation the relationship between the output of rice and various factors, the findings shown that various socio-economic factors have to be reviewed in order to improve the production of rice. The results described that acreage (land), capital, fertilizer and price, have positive relationship with the output. These are factors on which, the government should emphasize on, in order to increase the production of rice. Nevertheless, this study has not covered the whole area of the Shwebo Township, due to financial and time constraints. Further researches are needed in order to provide more information to whoever would like to know in rice production in Shwebo Township.
Myint San Win
- Mandalay University Research Journal