Socio-Economic and Institutional Determinants of the Adoption of Improved Pearl Millet Varieties in the Centre-nord and Boucle du Mouhoun Regions of Burkina Faso

Silamana Barry, Mariam Myriam Dama- Balima, Sabine Nadembega
2020 Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension Economics & Sociology  
The purpose of this article is to determine the socio-economic and institutional factors for the adoption of improved pearl millet varieties in the Boucle du Mouhoun and Centre-Nord regions of Burkina Faso. Data were collected from 300 producers. The Logit model was used for econometric regression. The results show that four (4) variables have a positive and significant influence on the adoption of improved millet varieties: the training received on improved varieties, the availability of
more » ... ed varieties, the organoleptic characteristics of improved varieties and the North Central locality. In terms of recommendations, actions must be taken to intensify training for producers and especially the most vulnerable, make improved varieties available at all times and in all places. Breeders should integrate the organoleptic aspect into the design of the variety.
doi:10.9734/ajaees/2020/v38i1130472 fatcat:q3v32kaejngnply3gwfzrsr5fe