Productivity And Efficiency Of Agricultural Extension Package In Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA)
Author
Gezagegn Ayele

Abstract:
In an objective to assess the impact of extension package program on productivity and efficiency of Ethiopian agriculture, the study used data collected in 2001 by the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). The estimated total factor productivity using Tornqvist total factor productivity index shows that the total factor productivity of maize, teff and wheat extension farmers on average exceed that of non-extension while there are no clearly discernable differences in efficiency. Determinants of both total factor productivity and technical efficiency are identified. Most importantly, the role of agro-ecologies in influencing both total factor productivity and efficiency is significant, implying the need for considering agro-ecology differences in introducing extension package technologies

Corporate Author: Getnet Alemu and Getachew Yoseph (Editor) & Ethiopian Economic Association/Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute
Publisher: Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA)
ISBN/ISSN: 978-9994-54-03-7
Primary Descriptors:

Productivity

Geographic Descriptors: Ethiopia
Cataloge Date: 02/27/2013
Broad Subject heading: Agricultural extension
Call Number: 330.963 PRO 2007
Serial Key Title: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy
Publication catagory: International Conference
Content type: EEA Publication
Volume: II
Publication date: 2013-05-27 00:00:00
Forum or Discussion date: 2013-02-27 00:00:00
PDF file:  Gezagegn and Mekonnen_Productivity and efficiency of Agricultural extension package in Ethiopia.pdf
Place of publication: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Type of material: Book
Current frequency: Annualy
Author: Gezagegn Ayele and Mekonnen Bekele

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