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To identify constraints and options to increase bean subsector’s productivity, 239 farmers and 57city traders were surveyed, and a rapid appraisal of the El Salvadorian market was conducted.Data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, logistic analysis, and linear regression analysis.This research shows that farmers' socioeconomic characteristics, production environments, andinstitutional factors all affect the varietal adoption process.

Keywords: food security ; food policy ; dry beans ; El Salvador

Subject(s): Crop Production/Industries

Marketing

Issue Date: 2000

Publication Type: Report

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/54577

Total Pages: 57

JEL Codes: R30

Series Statement: International Development Working Paper

78

Record appears in: Michigan State University > Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics > Food Security International Development Working Papers





Author: Martel, Pedro V. ; Bernsten, Richard H. ; Weber, Michael T.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/54577?ln=en



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