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Maize-based conservation agriculture systems in Malawi: Long-term trends in productivity
In Malawi and throughout much of Africa, maize yields have declined over the past several decades due to continuous cultivation, often in monocropping with little or no inputs. As a result, soil degradation has been ...
Determinants of agricultural technology adoption under partial population awareness: the case of pigeonpea in Malawi
(SpringerOpen; Springer Verlag; Società Italiana di Economia Agraria, 2016)
There is exhaustive literature on technology adoption rates and the relationship between technology adoption and relevant socioeconomic and policy variables. Yet adoption estimates derived from the application of standard ...
Drivers of improved maize variety adoption in drought prone areas of Malawi
This study identifies the determinants of adoption and adoption-intensity of improved maize varieties in Malawi. We estimated a double hurdle model based on household-level survey data collected in the districts of Balaka ...