Year 2015, Volume 7 , Issue 1, Pages 16 - 35 2015-06-01

DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI

Laston Petro Manja [1] , Gowokani Chijere Chirwa [2] , Patrick Kambewa [3]


Most recently, citing low price elasticity of demand for inputs in the agro-based Malawian economy, economists and non-economists have advocated for increasing prices for subsidized inputs. However, elasticities alone are not enough to make inferences since knowledge of whether higher prices are indeed affordable by farmers is of special significance. This study uses the standard The results reveal that smallholder farmers are willing to pay for more inputs in the Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) with the mean WTP for each household at MK 1000 being about ten 50kg fertilizer bags and the total WTP at the same price being 46 891 bags per year for 4742 observed households. Using data from the Malawi 2011/12 Farm Input Subsidy Study (FISS4), the model identifies age, sex and education of household head, farm size, food security as well as radio ownership as positive determinants of WTP; with coupon receipt and farm incomes as negative determinants
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Authors

Author: Laston Petro Manja

Author: Gowokani Chijere Chirwa

Author: Patrick Kambewa

Dates

Publication Date : June 1, 2015

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APA Manja, L , Chirwa, G , Kambewa, P . (2015). DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies , 7 (1) , 16-35 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijsshs/issue/26213/275987
MLA Manja, L , Chirwa, G , Kambewa, P . "DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI". International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies 7 (2015 ): 16-35 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijsshs/issue/26213/275987>
Chicago Manja, L , Chirwa, G , Kambewa, P . "DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI". International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies 7 (2015 ): 16-35
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ISNAD Manja, Laston Petro , Chirwa, Gowokani Chijere , Kambewa, Patrick . "DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI". International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies 7 / 1 (June 2015): 16-35 .
AMA Manja L , Chirwa G , Kambewa P . DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI. IJ-SSHS. 2015; 7(1): 16-35.
Vancouver Manja L , Chirwa G , Kambewa P . DETERMINANTS OF FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SUBSIDISED FARM INPUTS IN MALAWI. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies. 2015; 7(1): 35-16.