Determinant of Improved Modern Agricultural Inputs Adoption in Case of Woliso Woreda

Amsalu Dachito


This study analyzes the determinant of improved modern agricultural technology adoption by farmers in Woliso woreda. The data used for the study was obtained from 100 randomly selected sample households in the study area. Probit model is employed in analyzing the determinants of farmers’ decisions to adopt modern technologies on their farm land as measured by the use of modern fertilizer. The variable such as land ownership, level of education, number of oxen and family size, positively and significantly affected the farm households’ fertilizer adoption decision; while age affected their decision negatively and significantly. On the other hand, variables such as distance from market, credit accessibility, education, family size and access to extensions service have a positive and significant impact on adoptions of High Yield Variety while age has a negative and significant impact on their decision.

Keywords: Technology Adoption, Improved seed, Agricultural Sector, Fertilizer and High yield Variety probit model

Full Text: PDF
Download the IISTE publication guideline!

To list your conference here. Please contact the administrator of this platform.

Paper submission email:

ISSN (Paper)2222-1700 ISSN (Online)2222-2855

Please add our address "" into your email contact list.

This journal follows ISO 9001 management standard and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Copyright ©