Preferences for Attributes of Conservation Agriculture in Eastern Uganda

Conservation agriculture has many potential benefits for small farmers. This study seeks to estimate the value that farmers in eastern Uganda place on some these benefits. Data from a choice experiment study are analyzed with a mixed logit model to determine farmers’ willingness to pay for increases in maize yield, reductions in erosion, and reductions in land preparation labor requirements. It finds that farmers have a statistically significant willingness to pay for increases in yield and reductions in erosion, but not for reductions in land preparation labor.


Issue Date:
2014-05
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/170062
Total Pages:
2




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