Tag: Adoption

Evaluating the impact of improved maize varieties on food security in Rural Tanzania: Evidence from a continuous treatment approach

Published in Food Security, 2014 Berresaw Menale Kassie; Jaleta, M.; Mattei, A. This paper investigates impact heterogeneity in the adoption of improved maize varieties using data from rural Tanzania. We used a generalized propensity-score matching methodology, complemented with a parametric econometric...

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From adoption claims to understanding farmers and contexts: A literature review of Conservation Agriculture (CA) adoption among smallholder farmers in southern Africa

Published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2013 Andersson, J.A.; D’Souza, S. This literature review of Conservation Agriculture (CA) adoption among smallholder farmers in southern Africa (Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe) analyses the historical background of the upsurge in CA promotion,...

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Rapid gains in yield and adoption of new maize varieties for complex hillside environments through farmer participation. II. Scaling-up the adoption through community-based seed production (CBSP)

Published in Field Crops Research 111(1-2): 144-151 Rapid gains in yield and adoption of new maize varieties for complex hillside environments through farmer participation. II. Scaling-up the adoption through community-based seed production (CBSP)   T.P. Tiwari, G. Ortiz-Ferrara, C. Urrea, R.B. Katuwal,...

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