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The use of improved maize varieties in Tanzania

Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 9 (7) : 643-657, 2014 Lyimo, S.; Mduruma, Z.; De Groote, H. Maize is the most important food crop in Tanzania, covering 45% of the cultivated area. Maize farmers have adopted many improved maize varieties but different studies have produced different...

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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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