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On the Possibility of Rice Green Revolution in Irrigated and Rainfed Areas in Tanzania: An Assessment of Management Training and Credit Programs

Yuko Nakano, Kei Kajisa and Keijiro Otsuka ()
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Yuko Nakano: University of Tsukuba

Chapter Chapter 3 in In Pursuit of an African Green Revolution, 2016, pp 39-64 from Springer

Abstract: Abstract In order to develop a strategy for a rice Green Revolutionrice Green Revolution in sub-Saharan Africa, this study investigates the determinants of the adoption of new technologies and their impact on productivity of rice cultivation. We analyzed two kinds of data sets collected in Tanzania: a nationally representative cross-sectional data and a 3-year panel data of irrigated farmers in one district. We found that not only irrigation but also agronomic practiceagronomic practice s taught by training play key roles in increasing the adoption of modern technologiesadoption of modern technologies and the productivity of rice farmingproductivity of rice farming .

Keywords: Rice production; Tanzania; Adoption of new technology; Impact on productivity; Agronomic practices; Training (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55693-0_3

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