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Essays on the Economics of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies in Ethiopia


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Title: Essays on the Economics of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies in Ethiopia
Authors: Teklewold Belayneh, Hailemariam
E-mail: hailemariam.teklewold@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2012
University: University of Gothenborg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2012-12-14
Disputation: fredagen den 14 december 2012, kl 10, i sal E44, Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies 208
Keywords: Ethiopia; Adoption; risk preference; soil conservation; mixed farming; technology; Impatience; Shadow price; Allocation; Farmyard manure; Sustainable Agricultural Practices; switching; Multivariate probit; Ordered probit; multinomial switching regression; income; agrochemicals use; demand for labour.
Abstract: Abstracts This thesis consists of five self-contained papers: Paper 1: Adoption of multiple sustainable agricultural practices in rural Ethiopia The adoption and diffusion of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) have become an important issue in the development-policy agenda for Sub-Saharan Africa, especially as a way to tackle land degradation, low agricultural productivity, and poverty. However, the adoption rates of SAPs remain below expected levels. This paper analyzes the factors t... more
ISBN: ISBN 978-91-85169-70-2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/31438
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

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