Agricultural technology adoption, commercialization and smallholder rice farmers’ welfare in rural Nigeria

This study assessed the determinants of intensity of adoption of Improved Rice Varieties (IRVs) and the effect of market participation on farmers’ welfare in Nigeria using the Tobit and Heckman two-stage models, respectively. The sample consists of cross-sectional data of 600 rice farmers selected randomly from three notable rice producing States in Nigeria.

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Awotide, B.A., Karimov, A.A. & Diagne, A. Agric Econ (2016) 4: 3. doi:10.1186/s40100-016-0047-8