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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 ...
Risks associated with dry soil planting time in Ethiopia
(International Network for Natural Sciences, 2015)
Dry soil planting is practiced in response to variable rainfall onset in Ethiopia to maximize use of the full season. Rainfall data of >30 years for seven locations were used to evaluate dry soil planting opportunities on ...
Meteorological drought assessment in north east highlands of Ethiopia
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the patterns and trends of drought incidence in north east highlands of Ethiopia using monthly rainfall record for the period 1984-2014. Design/methodology/approach Standard ...
Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP): soil carbon and fertility impact assessment
(Cornell University, 2016)
Gender norms and agency in the Ethiopian agriculture sector: policy brief
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2018)
Agricultural technology adoption, seed access constraints and commercialization in Ethiopia
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers? decisions to adopt agricultural technologies and the causal impact of adoption on farmers? integration into output market using data obtained from a random cross-section ...
Analysis of risks in crop production due to climate change in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2015)
This study was conducted to investigate historical climate dynamics and the resultant risks at four sites (Meki, Melkassa, Miesso and Ziway) in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. It involved analysis of rainfall and ...
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 ...
Inter-connection between land use/land cover change and herders'/farmers' livestock feed resource management strategies: a case study from three Ethiopian eco-environments
(Elsevier Masson, 2014)
We assessed land use/land cover changes from remotely sensed satellite imagery and compared this with community perceptions on availability/use of livestock feed resources and feed deficit management strategies since the ...
The effectiveness of quality protein maize in improving the nutritional status of young children in the Ethiopian highlands
Background. Undernutrition is a persistent problem in Africa, especially in rural areas where the poor largely depend on staples and have limited access to a diverse diet. Quality protein maize (QPM) consists of maize ...