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Researchers generally assume spatial homogeneity when assessing the factors that influence farmers to adopt improved agricultural technologies. However, the potential for [...]
2008-08 | Journal Article |
Researchers have traditionally applied censored regression models to estimate factors influencing farmers'’ decisions to adopt improved technologies for the design of ap [...]
2005 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper proposes a new approach for estimating the demand for seed within a developing country context where only improved seeds are sold but adoption rates for improv [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The publication describes outcomes of a study to assess the effectiveness of a large-scale crop seed relief effort in Zimbabwe during 2003-07. Aims of the effort, which w [...]
2007 | Working or Discussion Paper |
Input technological change, fundamental to rural transformation, sometimes bypasses some rural populations because farmers are often reluctant to use new inputs due to pr [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper proposes a novel approach for estimating farm level seed demand in developing countries. In principle, a farmer views an improved seed as a derived input embod [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This report documents the impacts of international maize breeding research in eastern and southern Africa. It draws on information from a comprehensive 1998/99 survey of [...]
2001 | Working or Discussion Paper |
Conventional agricultural practices such as the use of the moldboard plough are no longer sustainable due to their extensive soil degradation effects. As a panacea, sever [...]
2010-08 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Smallholder farmers in southern Africa face acute food insecurity because the productive capacity of their soils has declined. These resource-poor farmers increasingly ca [...]
2004 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The liberalization and restructuring of the seed sector in eastern and southern Africa (ESA) during the past two decades have witnessed a proliferation of private seed co [...]
2009-08 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |