HOW DOES GENDER AFFECT THE ADOPTION OF AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS? THE CASE OF IMPROVED MAIZE TECHNOLOGY IN GHANA

Why do men and women adopt agricultural technologies at different rates? Evidence from Ghana suggests that gender-linked differences in the adoption of modern maize varieties and chemical fertilizer are not attributable to inherent characteristics of the technologies themselves but instead result from gender-linked differences in access to key inputs.


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21609
Total Pages:
14
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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