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Welfare impacts of maize-pigeonpea intensification in Tanzania
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers' decisions to adopt improved pigeonpea and maize and estimates the causal impact of technology adoption on household welfare using data obtained from a random ...
Adoption and continued use of improved maize seeds: Case study of Central Ethiopia
The literature on agricultural technology is limited on the issue of the continued use of an agricultural technology after it is adopted. This paper analyzes the factors that explain adoption as well as continued use of ...
Determinants of Agricultural Technology adoption: the Case of Improved Pigeonpea Varieties in Tanzania
If dryland legumes are to meet the expectations of reducing poverty and hunger in the semi-arid tropics, there will be need for a full understanding of their potential for diffusion and the barriers to adoption. We apply ...
Assessing the potential economic impact of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize in Kenya
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is currently developing Bt maize for Kenya. So far, Bt genes with resistance to Chilo partellus, Chilo orichalcociliellus, Eldana sacharina, and Sesamia calamistis, four ...