Boudot C.,Institute for Financial Management and Research IFMR |
Butler A.,Institute for Financial Management and Research IFMR |
Dugal N.,Institute for Financial Management and Research IFMR
Science et Changements Planetaires - Secheresse | Year: 2013
Agriculture represents a fundamental sector for driving economic growth, overcoming poverty, and enhancing food security. Despite significant investment and research in the field of agriculture, many regions are still characterized by low use of moderntechnology resulting in modest productivity. Rigorous impact evaluation studies are key to understanding the constraints to adoption behind these technologies, and guiding the continued development and dissemination of agricultural research and policy. This paper will provide a review of recent theoretical and empirical research from the field of impact evaluation, bringing together examples from field studies aimed at understanding adoption and impact of agricultural technologies in an innovative framework.