Authors: Kathage, J.; Kassie, M.; Shiferaw, B.; Qaim, M.
Published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 0(0): 1–19, 2015.
New technologies are often not widely adopted by farmers in Africa. Several adoption constraints have been discussed in the literature, including limited access...
Published in Food Policy 49 (1) : 117-127, 2014
Ndiritua, S.W.; Kassie, M.; Shiferaw, B.
This paper uses sex-disaggregated survey data at the plot level to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of multiple sustainable intensification practices (SIPs) in Kenya. We analyze...
Published in Food Policy 45 : 101-111, 2014
Fisher, M.; Kandiwa, V.
Nationally representative data for Malawi were used to measure the gender gap in adoption of modern maize and to investigate how, if at all, Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) has impacted the gap. Regression results show...
Published in Food Security 5 (3) : 291-317, 2013
Shiferaw, B.; Smale, M.; Braun, H.J.; Duveiller, E.; Reynolds, M.P.; Muricho, G.
Wheat is fundamental to human civilization and has played an outstanding role in feeding a hungry world and improving global food security. The crop contributes about 20 %...
Published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 82(5): 405-409, 2012
Ram Singh, Erenstein Olaf, Yashpal Singh Saharawat, Neelam Chaudhary, M. L. Jat
The bread and rice baskets of South Asia feeding 20% of world population are showing stalled production due to fatigued natural resource bases....
Published in Food Security 3(4): 475-489, 2011
Improving market access and agricultural productivity growth in Africa: what role for producer organizations and collective action institutions?
Bekele Shiferaw, Jon Hellin and Geoffrey Muricho
The history of producer organizations in sub-Saharan Africa...
Published in World Development 39(10):1784-1795, 2011
Agricultural Technology, Crop Income, and Poverty Alleviation in Uganda
Menale Kassie, Bekele Shiferaw, Geoffrey Muricho
This paper evaluates the ex post impact of adopting improved groundnut varieties on crop income and poverty in rural Uganda....
Published in Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 3(9): 436-447, 2011
Agricultural technology adoption, seed access constraints and commercialization in Ethiopia
Solomon Asfaw, Bekele Shiferaw, Franklin Simtowe and Messia Hagos
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers’...