Baye and Fitsum Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 8 (4), pp. 082-089, April 2018. ISSN: 2276-7770 Research Article Manuscript Number: 042018060 (DOI: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2018.4.042018060) Effect of Improved Agricultural Information & Technologies Adoption on Productivity: The Case of Wheat in Ethiopia BAYE Belay and FITSUM Daniel Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Abstract This study examines the impact of adoption of improved wheat varieties and information regarding improved wheat management practices on productivity using 1,611 farm household samples in four major administrative regions of Ethiopia. Propensity score matching (PSM) technique was employed since it is an increasingly utilized standard approach for evaluating impacts using observational data of a single period. It is found that adoption of improved wheat varieties and information regarding improved wheat management practices appears to significantly increase productivity growth on the average by 9 to 21% for farm households in the study area. Thus, the study recommends that use of appropriate improved agricultural information as well as technologies could be an effective strategy to enhance productivity and, thereby, production that contributes a lot to the structural transformation of the Ethiopian economy Keywords: impact, wheat, improved varieties and information, Ethiopia Return to Content View [Full Article – PDF] [Full Article – HTML] [Full Article – EPUB] Post-review Rundown View/get involved, click [Post-Review Page] References Abate T. , Shiferaw B., Menkir A. , Wegary D. , Kebede Y., Tesfaye K., Kassie M., Bogale G., Tadesse B. and Keno T. (2015). Factors That Transformed Maize Productivity in Ethiopia. Food Sec. (2015) 7:965–981. Abegaz G. (2011). 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