REVIEW ON ADOPTION AND IMPACT OF IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES ON FARM INCOME IN ETHIOPIA

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Published: 2021-12-29

Page: 1473-1484


WORKINEH YENEWA *

Department of Agricultural Economics, Fogera National Rice Research and Training center, P.O.Box-1937, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

ESUYAWKAL DEMIS

Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The importance of agricultural technology in enhancing production and productivity can be realized when yield increasing technologies are widely been used and diffused in the community. Based on this logic, this study examines the adoption and impact of improved agricultural technologies on farmers’ income in Ethiopia. One of how farm productivity can be increased is through the introduction and dissemination of improved agricultural technologies to farmers. The objective of this review was to assess the factors affecting the adoption and impact of improved agricultural technologies. Various socio-economic factors, institutional and the characteristics of the farmers were those factors affecting the adoption and intensity of agricultural new technologies. The adoption of livestock technologies was highly influenced by location factors as well as agro-ecological factors.

Keywords: Adoption, agricultural technologies, intensity, impact, dissemination


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YENEWA, W., & DEMIS, E. (2021). REVIEW ON ADOPTION AND IMPACT OF IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES ON FARM INCOME IN ETHIOPIA. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 4(1), 1473–1484. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/2718

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