Review on Adoption of Improved Agricultural Technologies in Ethiopia
International Journal of Health Economics and Policy
Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019, Pages: 11-19
Received: Nov. 26, 2018; Accepted: Jan. 17, 2019; Published: Mar. 15, 2019
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Alemayehu Keba, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
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The objective of this review was to assess the factors affecting adoption and intensity of agricultural new technologies. The adoptions of agricultural technologies were highly influenced by socio-economic factors, institutional, location factors as well as agro-ecological factors and the characteristics of the farmers were those factors affecting the adoption and intensity of agricultural new technologies. Also the review was focused on the probability of adoption of crop, feed improvement technologies and artificial insemination. The other objective of the review was the impact of the technology adoption on the small holder farmers’ welfare.
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Adoption, Impact, Intensity and Welfare
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Alemayehu Keba, Review on Adoption of Improved Agricultural Technologies in Ethiopia, International Journal of Health Economics and Policy. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2019, pp. 11-19. doi: 10.11648/j.hep.20190401.12
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