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Gender Disparity in Agricultural Extension Service Delivery

 

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The study analyzed the gender disparity in agricultural extension service delivery between female- headed and male-headed households in Gedeb Woreda of West Arsi zone. The specific objectives were to assess the types of agricultural extension services provided to farmers; to identify the level of farmers’ participation in agricultural extension services delivery; and to assess the gender disparity and its determinants in agricultural extension service delivery. Purposeful sampling method was employed to select Peasant Kebele Administrations of a maximum number of female- headed households at an aim to get the required number of FHHs for the study. Based on this, cross-sectional data were collected from 160 respondents that systematically selected for this study whereby 51 were female-headed and 109 were male-headed households (MHHs). The result of this study revealed that the educational level of the household heads, livestock holding, access to credit; access to extension contact; farm size and mass media exposure had a significant and positive influence on the participation of households in full extension package service.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC45455
AuthorKaba Merga,Ranjan S. Karippai and Teklu Tesfaye
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages116
Publishing Year2012-12-22T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3659306747
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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