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Victor Afari-Sefa, Jean Claude Bidogeza, Yannick Djoumessi and Cyrille Kamdem
 
''Determinants of Smallholder Vegetable Farmers Credit Access and Demand in Southwest region, Cameroon''
( 2018, Vol. 38 No.2 )
 
 
The study analyzed the determinants of smallholder vegetable farmer's access and demand to credit. Primary data were collected from hundred randomly selected farmers with the aid of structured questionnaires using multi-stage sampling procedures. One common approach used to modeling this situation is the tobit model. However, the decision taken by farmers to demand credit is preceded by the decision to have “access to credit”. Therefore, a double-hurdle model was specified and used to determine factors influencing credit access and demand. Econometric results show that age has a positive and significant value on the quantity equation, but negative and significant on the access equation. The study concluded that the spread of lending agencies, membership to farmers' association, extension service, large farm size increase both access to and demand for credit. In addition, small and female farmers should be encouraged to form associations to ensure appropriate information sharing and advantage of non-rationing credit
 
 
Keywords:
JEL: D1 - Household Behavior: General
Q1 - Agriculture: General
 
Description of Appendix:

Appendix with tables and Map of the study area
EB-17-00933-Appendix.pdf
 
 
Manuscript Received : Nov 28 2017 Manuscript Accepted : Jun 21 2018

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