Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research

Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2593-9173



A Review on Factors Affecting Adoption of Agricultural New Technologies in Ethiopia

Melesse B

The study specifically aims to review factors affecting adoption of Agricultural new Technologies in Ethiopia. Theobjective of this review was to assess the factors affecting adoption of agricultural new technologies. Developmentprograms in Ethiopia over the past two decades have included several new technologies. Among the most recentlyintroduced are improved seed, pesticides, improved on farm storage techniques, methods of small scale irrigationand fertilizer usage. However, there has not been a wide-spread provision and adoption of these technologies inEthiopia. Various socio-economic factors and the degree of risk aversion may be the causes of adoption rates.