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Empirical Review on Determinants of Improved Potato Technology Adoption in Ethiopia

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Adoption of improved potato technology is essential for intensifying its productivity thereby improve the income of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. Adoption of improved Potato also plays a great role for food security and improving the daily livelihood of farmers as well. However, there are few area-specific studies on its technology adoption to encourage farmers to substitute their production methods with modern production techniques and maximize their return from the sector. The objective of this review paper is to gain insight into the determinants of improved potato technology adoption in Ethiopia by using findings from various empirical studies. According to the review's results, adoption of improved potato technologies in Ethiopia is limited by several of biotic and abiotic factors in general, as well as demographic, socioeconomic, institutional, and technological constraints in particular. Similarly, many empirical studies were analyzed as to the determinants of potato technology adoption in this review paper, including improved seed types, fertilizers, quality seed, crops protection measures, and a storage facility. As a result of the production technology adoption factors, the sub sector's expected outcome is still low. Therefore, the pinpointing major constraints of improved potato production in Ethiopia would help to significantly improve the adoption rate and intensity of the technology by smallholder farmers and thereby sustainably improved potato production in Ethiopia.

DOI 10.11648/j.rd.20220303.17
Published in Research & Development ( Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022 )
Page(s) 185-191
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Adoption, Determinants, Ethiopia, Factors, Potato

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