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ISSN: 2637-4676

Current Investigations in Agriculture and Current Research

Review Article(ISSN: 2637-4676)

Impact Assessment of Adoption of Improved Varieties of Millet in North Kordofan State Sudan

Volume 4 - Issue 4

Salih Elagab Elsheikh1*, Hamid H Faki2 and ElRasheed A Fageeri2

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    • 1Associate Research Professor,Elobeid Research Station, Sudan
    • 2Agricultural Economics and policy Research Centre Shambat, Sudan

    *Corresponding author: Salih Elagab Elsheikh, Associate Research Professor, Elobeid Research Station, Sudan

Received: September 08, 2018;   Published: September 18, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/CIACR.2018.04.000193

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This study was carried out with the objective to assessment the impacts of adoption of improved varieties of millet on the farm income of households in three localities of Sheikan, Umrawaba and Elrahad in the North Kordofan State. Data for this study was primarily from farm household surveys conducted in seven seasons (2006/2007 to 2014/2015) in three localities of Sheikan, ElRahad and UmRawaba in North Kordofan State. A random sample of 794 households was randomly drawn from different villages in the study area. Multi-stage random approach was adopted. Treatment effect regression was used to assess the impact of adoption of improved varieties in the study area. Analysis was completed using STATA12 and SPSS22 software packages to draw results and test hypotheses.

Factors which positively affected farmers’ decision to adoption improved varieties of millet were education (0.016), attending training (0.223), family members male (0.004) and sex of HH (0.198), Income from farm increased by 29727.86 SDG per year as a result of adoption of millet improved varieties. Area of improved varieties would increase by 9.63 Hectare per year as a result of adoption improved varieties of millet.

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