Factors Leading to Adoption of Biogas Technology: A case Study of District Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

Sufdar Iqbal, Sofia Anwar, Waqar Akram, Muhammad Irfan
2013 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Biogas is an alternate energy source; the main objective of this study is to analyze the prospects of biogas adoption in rural Pakistan by considering the constraints and opportunities. This study is restricted to district Faisalabad Punjab, Pakistan. Total data consisted of 100 respondents out of them 47 were biogas adopter and the remaining were non adopter of biogas. The list of adopters of biogas was taken from a regional institute and data were collected from the Faisalabad district by
more » ... bad district by using the random sampling technique. The binary logit model is applied to get the appropriate results. It was found that there were positive association between the adoption and the number of livestock, age and land. This research study helps us to make policy options and to understand the factors behind the adoption of biogas technology. JEL: -O13, O14
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v3-i11/376 fatcat:y74zytev5bdhrcduksi4r6njse