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Impact of land fragmentation and resource ownership on productivity and efficiency: The case of rice producers in Bangladesh
The paper analyzes the impact of land fragmentation and ownership of resources on productivity and technical efficiency in rice production in Bangladesh using farm level survey data. Results reveal that land fragmentation ...
Profits, supply and HYV adoption in Bangladesh
The adoption of HYVs (High Yielding Varieties), for increased farm profitability, and the accelerated supply of cereals are important objectives for Bangladesh agriculture. In this paper, we have investigated the manner ...
Impact of environmental production conditions on productivity and efficiency: a case study of wheat farmers in Bangladesh.
Environmental conditions significantly affect production, but are often ignored in studies analysing productivity and efficiency leading to biased results. In this study, we examine the influence of selected environmental ...
Production efficiency of Jasmine rice producers in Northern and North-eastern Thailand
The paper jointly evaluates the determinants of switching to Jasmine rice and its productivity while allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Model diagnostics reveal that serious selection ...
Microdeterminants of poverty among the farming population in Bangladesh
This paper examines the determinants of poverty among the farming population of Bangladesh by applying a probit model with heteroscedastic structure (hetprobit). The model diagnostic reveals that the choice of hetprobit ...
Women's employment in Bangladesh agriculture: Composition, determinants and scope
Gender composition of labour use and factors determining demand and supply of female labour in crop production is examined using survey data from 14 villages in two agro-ecological regions of Bangladesh. The share of women ...