Influence Factors of Farmers’ Willingness to Poverty Alleviation Relocation in South Shaanxi Province

In southern Shaanxi, far from the core areas of politics and economy, the conditions are inconvenient and farmers have been threatened by geology, floods for many years, resulting in a large population of poor people. The relocation of poverty alleviation project in southern Shaanxi is helpful for improving living standards of people in disaster-stricken areas. Based on the field survey, this paper analyzed 274 valid questionnaires and established a Logistic Regression Analysis Model. The result shows that the health status of head of household, road type before relocation, annual loss of disasters, and changes in the family income after relocation have a greater influence on the relocation willingness of farmers, while the educational level of householder, the distance from the original place of residence to the town and market, the condition of household electricity before relocation and other factors have a little influence on the relocation willingness of farmers.


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Issue Date:
Dec 20 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271223
ISSN:
1943-9903
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English
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Asian Agricultural Research, 09, 12
Page range:
17-22




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