Impact of Farmer Field Schools on Agricultural Productivity and Poverty in East Africa

@article{Davis2012ImpactOF,
  title={Impact of Farmer Field Schools on Agricultural Productivity and Poverty in East Africa},
  author={Kristin Davis and Ephraim M. Nkonya and Edward Kato and Daniel A. Mekonnen and Martins Odendo and Richard Fred Miiro and Jackson M. Nkuba},
  journal={World Development},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={402-413}
}
The authors used a longitudinal impact evaluation with quasi-experimental methods to provide evidence on economic and production impact of a farmer field school (FFS) project in East Africa. FFSs were shown to have positive impact on production and income among women, low-literacy, and medium land size farmers. Participation in FFS increased income by 61%. Participation in FFS improved agricultural income and crop productivity overall. This implies that farmer field schools are a useful… Expand
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