Belay Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 10(2), pp. 103-113, 2020 ISSN: 2276-7770 Copyright ©2020, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s) https://gjournals.org/GJAS Impact of Improved Wheat Technology Package Adoption on Productivity in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia *Baye Belay Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Article No.: 090919168 Type: Research This study examines the impact of adoption of improved wheat technology package (including improved wheat varieties, information regarding improved wheat management practices as well as artificial/chemical fertilizer) on productivity using 837 sample farm households in Oromia Regional State, 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 full adoption of improved wheat technology package appears to significantly increase productivity growth on the average by 61 to 67% for farm households in the study area. Thus, the study recommends that full adoption of improved wheat technology package could be an effective strategy to enhance productivity and, thereby, production that contributes a lot to the structural transformation of the Ethiopian economy. Accepted: 23/09/2020 Published: 22/06/2020 *Corresponding Author Baye Belay E-mail: bayebelay@ gmail.com Phone: 251-0911 48 57 75 Keywords: impact; wheat; improved technology package; Oromia; Ethiopia Return to Content View [Full Article – PDF] [Full Article – HTML] [Full Article – EPUB] Post-Publication Peer-review Rundown View/get involved, click [Peer-review] REFERENCES Abate G.T., Bernard T., Brauw A. and Minot N. (2016). The Impact of the Use of New Technologies on Farmers‟ Wheat Yield in Ethiopia: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial. 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