FARM SIZE, LAND FRAGMENTATION AND ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY IN SOUTHERN RWANDA

@inproceedings{Bizimana2004FARMSL,
  title={FARM SIZE, LAND FRAGMENTATION AND ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY IN SOUTHERN RWANDA},
  author={Claude Bizimana and W. Lieb Nieuwoudt and Stuart R.D. Ferrer},
  year={2004}
}
Butare, where this study was conducted, exhibits one of the highest population densities in Rwanda. As a direct result of population growth, most peasants have small fields and land fragmentation is common. The purpose of this article is to examine the effect of land fragmentation on economic efficiency. Regression analysis shows that area operated is primarily determined by the population-land ratio, non-agricultural employment opportunities, ownership certainty and adequate information… CONTINUE READING

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