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Land ownership and technology adoption revisited: improved maize varieties in Ethiopia
The lack of land ownership can discourage agricultural technology adoption, yet there is scarce evidence of the impact of land rental contracts on the adoption of improved crop varieties in developing countries. The current ...
Impact of modern agricultural technologies on smallholder welfare: Evidence from Tanzania and Ethiopia
This paper evaluates the potential impact of adoption of improved legume technologies on rural household welfare measured by consumption expenditure in rural Ethiopia and Tanzania. The study utilizes cross-sectional farm ...
Interdependence of smallholders' net market positions in mixed crop-livestock systems of Ethiopian highlands
Using simultaneous-equation models, this paper examines whether there is interdependence between smallholder?s net market positions in crop and live animal markets under mixed crop-livestock system. Household level data ...
Determinants of choice of market-oriented indigenous Horo cattle production in Dano district of Western Showa, Ethiopia
Based on a survey data collected from150 farming households in Dano district of western Showa of Ethiopia, this paper analyzes determinants of smallholders? choice for market oriented indigenous Horo cattle production and ...
A systems and partnership approach to agricultural research for development: lessons from Ethiopia
In spite of the availability of several improved agricultural technologies generated by the research system in Ethiopia over the last four decades, adoption of these innovations by smallholder farmers has been very low. ...
Heteroscedastic hedonic price model for cattle in the rural markets of central Ethiopia
This study employs a heteroscedastic hedonic price model to examine the factors that influence cattle prices in the rural markets of central Ethiopia. The empirical results show that season, market location, class of cattle, ...
What works for gender-norm change?: enhancing gender-inclusive agricultural development programming
This Research for Development (R4D) Policy Report summarizes findings from a meta-analysis of external evaluations of Ethiopian agricultural development projects, while also highlighting best practices around gender ...
Outlook of future climate in northwestern Ethiopia
Climate change is described as the most universal and irreversible environmental problem facing the planet Earth. While climate change is already manifesting in Ethiopia through changes in temperature and rainfall, its ...
Sheep market participation of rural households in Western Ethiopia
Sheep production is an integral part of the subsistence crop-livestock based livelihoods of the Ethiopian highlands and plays a crucial role in economic development and poverty reduction. This study analyzed determinants ...
Ethiopian gender and agriculture stakeholder analysis
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2018)