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Title: Agricultural extension and its effects on farm productivity and income: insight from Northern Ghana
Authors: Gideon, Danso‑Abbeam
Ehiakpor, Dennis Sedem
Robert, Aidoo
Keywords: Agricultural extension
Heckman treatment effect
Regression on propensity scores
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Agriculture & Food Security
Citation: Agriculture & Food Security
Abstract: In agricultural-dependent economies, extension programmes have been the main conduit for disseminating information on farm technologies, support rural adult learning and assist farmers in developing their farm technical and managerial skills. It is expected that extension programmes will help increase farm productivity, farm revenue, reduce poverty and minimize food insecurity. In this study, we estimate the effects of extension services on farm productivity and income with particular reference to agricultural extension services delivered by Association of Church-based Development NGOs (ACDEP).
Description: An article published by Agriculture & Food Security and also available at https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-018-0225-x
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12242
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