PRODUCTIVITY AND LAND ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: HEALTH, PUBLIC INVESTMENTS, AND SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION

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Ersado, Lire; Amacher, Gregory S.; Alwang, Jeffrey Roger;
(2003)
  • Subject: Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies, | Productivity Analysis, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies, | Agricultural productivity, Africa sub-Saharan, Health Economic aspects, Land use Environmental aspects,

The adoption of more efficient farming practices and technologies that enhance agricultural productivity and improve environmental sustainability is instrumental for achieving economic growth, food security and poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa. Our research exa... View more
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