Show simple item record

dc.contributorKassie, Girmaen_US
dc.contributorAbdoulaye, Tahirouen_US
dc.contributorSarath Babu, B.en_US
dc.creatorLunduka, Rodneyen_US
dc.date2018-08-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-09T14:51:10Z
dc.date.available2019-08-09T14:51:10Z
dc.identifierhttps://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/iaae18/277378.htmlen_US
dc.identifierhttps://mel.cgiar.org/reporting/download/hash/3a9512fe23e0676a3fdd748eea33a73cen_US
dc.identifier.citationRodney Lunduka, Girma Kassie, Tahirou Abdoulaye, B. Sarath Babu. (2/8/2018). Do households that sell their surplus maize reinvest in improved maize seed? Case of southern Africa.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11766/10154
dc.description.abstractThis study assesses the influence of selling maize grain on re-investing in Improved Maize Varieties (IMV). It uses a unique data set from five southern African countries of Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe where the selling of maize grain in 2011 season was linked to buying of IMV in 2012 season form sample 2,954 households. Using a control function approach to correct for the endogeneity of selling maize grain in 2011 and the accessing IMV through government subsidies, the study employed a double hurdle model and finds that households that sold maize grain in 2011 had the high probability of growing IMV in 2012. This study points to the fact that when households are able to raise income through grain market participation, reinvestment into land productivity-enhancing technologies could be possible and household food security is also addressed. Therefore developing a better agribusiness environment will take care of food security and hence government goals should not stop at being food secure but developing a condition where a household aims at selling its surplus output.en_US
dc.formatPDFen_US
dc.languageenen_US
dc.rightsCC-BY-NC-4.0en_US
dc.subjecthousholdsen_US
dc.subjectmaize seedsen_US
dc.subjectMaizeen_US
dc.titleDo households that sell their surplus maize reinvest in improved maize seed? Case of southern Africaen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
cg.creator.ID0000-0001-7430-4291en_US
cg.creator.ID-typeORCIDen_US
cg.subject.agrovocsouthern africaen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Maize and Wheat Improvement Center - CIMMYTen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Institute of Tropical Agriculture - IITAen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Food Policy Research Institute - IFPRIen_US
cg.contributor.funderInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.coverage.regionMiddle Africaen_US
cg.coverage.regionEastern Africaen_US
cg.coverage.countryAOen_US
cg.coverage.countryMWen_US
cg.coverage.countryMZen_US
cg.coverage.countryZMen_US
cg.coverage.countryZWen_US
cg.contactrodney.lunduka@gmail.comen_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US


Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record


DSpace software copyright © 2002-2015  DuraSpace
Disclaimer:
MELSpace content providers and partners accept no liability to any consequence resulting from use of the content or data made available in this repository. Users of this content assume full responsibility for compliance with all relevant national or international regulations and legislation.
Theme by 
@mire NV