Session 1.1: Farm production

Room: Niger

Chair: John Anyanwu, Lead Research Economist, AfDB

Paper Presenters:

  • Credit constraints and farm productivity: Micro-level evidence from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

Adamon Ndungu Mukasa, Anthony Musonda Simpasa, Adeleke Oluwole Salami, AfDB
Discussant: Raphael Babatunde, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

  • Impact of Off-Farm Income Diversification on Agricultural Production and Efficiency of Smallholder Crop Farmers in Rural Nigeria

Raphael Babatunde, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Discussant: Menale Kassie Berresaw, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya

  • Measuring farm-level and aggregate economic impacts of improved maize production technologies in Ethiopia: Evidence from panel data

Menale Kassie Berresaw, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya, Yohannis Tessema, Paswel Marenya, Di Zeng, Moti Jaleta, Olaf Erenstein
Discussant: Francis Hypolite Kemeze, University of Ghana

  • Drought Index Insurance versus Supplemental Irrigation: A Randomized Controlled Trial Evidence Experimental in Northern Ghana

Francis Hypolite Kemeze, University of Ghana
Discussant: Adamon Ndungu Mukasa, AfDB


AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 1.1: Farm production, 05 December 2016

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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