Adoption of new technologies plays an important role in increasing food production and improving food security in many agricultural dependent economies. But why is the adoption of these new technologies low? How can the adoption of technologies be improved? This book brings out the many, complex and interrelated factors that affect the adoption of technologies. Personal characteristics of the adopter, characteristics of the technology, external and internal factors relevant to the adopter, food security, Government policy and agricultural extension are some of the key items covered in this book and much more. The book is an excellent guide for students who want to undertake technology adoption studies. It is also an important tool for policy makers as it brings out effective strategies that can be used to improve technology adoption.