Analysis and Adoption of Coffee Technologies in Major Coffee Growing Areas: The Case of Wombera District, Metekel Zone North Western Ethiopia

Desalegn Teshale Woldie


The main objective of this study was identifying factors which affect the adoption of coffee technologies in Wombera district of Metekel zone, Benishangul Gumuz national regional state, Ethiopia. The study used cross-sectional farm household level data collected from 111 randomly selected sample households in 2018. Both descriptive and econometric methods have been used to analyze the data. The descriptive statistics were utilized to compare adopters and non-adopters. The logit model was employed to assess the adoption determinants of coffee. Accordingly, the descriptive result showed that significant mean difference was observed between adopters and non-adopter in terms of number of oxen ownership, owning spade/shovel and being a model farmer. The result of logit model indicted that number of oxen ownership, being a model farmer, adult literacy and owning pruning shear were found to positively influenced the adoption of coffee technology. Whereas household marital status and owning radio influenced adoption of coffee technology negatively. The finding of this study revealed that educating farmers through formal or informal programs, strengthening and increasing the number of model farmers by increasing their production skill, provision of pruning scissor and improving the livestock sector mainly oxen shall be good policy recommendations.

Keywords: Wombera, Adoption, coffee, Logit model

DOI: 10.7176/JESD/10-19-08

Publication date:October 31st 2019

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