Determinants of Adoption of Mung Bean Variety in Ebinat District, Ethiopia

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Keywords: Adoption, Adoption Intensity, Double Hurdle Model, Mung Bean
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The mung bean crop is an essential legume crop among smallholder farmers because of its benefits like income generation, foreign currency earnings, supplies for local industries, and rural employment. The study intended to find determinants of the adoption of the mung bean variety in the Ebinat District. A multipurpose random sampling technique was used, and 150 smallholder farmers were chosen randomly to collect primary and secondary data. Both econometrics modelling and descriptive statistics were employed to analyse the data. A double hurdle model was used. It showed that, respectively, 46% and 54% existed adopters and non-adopters of mung beans. Model outcomes indicated that total livestock holdings, training, participation in demonstration sites, sex, and access to market information influenced mung bean cultivars. Additionally, the government, non-governmental organizations, and stakeholders should focus on strengthening participation in demonstration sites and training, encouraging, and improving the extension system, and increasing access to farmer's market information


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29 May, 2023
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Tigabu, G. (2023). Determinants of Adoption of Mung Bean Variety in Ebinat District, Ethiopia. East African Journal of Agriculture and Biotechnology, 6(1), 155-168.