Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1002/app5.329
Title: Increasing smallholder farmers’ market participation through technology adoption in rural Timor-Leste
Authors: Sonia Akter 
NamrataChindarkar
WilliamErskine
Luc Spyckerelle
JulieImron
LuciaVianaBranco
Keywords: high-yielding varieties
instrumental variable
market participation
seeds of Life
Timor-Leste
Issue Date: 31-Jul-2021
Publisher: wiley
Citation: Sonia Akter, NamrataChindarkar, WilliamErskine, Luc Spyckerelle, JulieImron, LuciaVianaBranco (2021-07-31). Increasing smallholder farmers’ market participation through technology adoption in rural Timor-Leste. Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 8 : 280-298. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/app5.329
Abstract: Thisstudyexaminesthe roleof high?yieldingmaizevarietiesas one of the key driversof smallholderfarmers’marketparticipationin a highlysubsistenceruraleconomy.The analysisis basedon the End?of?ProgramSurveydatacollectedby the Seedsof Lifeprogramin2016covering700 householdsin ruralTimor?Leste.Theresultsrevealsignificantpositiveimpactsof technologyadoptionon farmers’marketparticipation.Householdswherewomenare relativelymoreactivein agriculturethanmenare morelikelyto engagein agriculturalcommerce.Theresultsalsoshowa positiveimpactoftechnologyadoptionon maizeproductivity.Thesefindingspresentthe firstempiricalevidenceof thecausallinkbetweentechnologyadoptionandmarketparticipationchoices.
Source Title: Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies
URI: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/217158
ISSN: 2050-2680
DOI: 10.1002/app5.329
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