A latent class approach to investigating farmer demand for biofortified staple food crops in developing countries, The case of high-iron pearl millet in Maharashtra, India uri icon

abstract

  • This study explores farmer acceptance and valuation of a biofortified staple food crop in a developing country prior to its commercialization. We focus on the hypothetical introduction of a high-iron pearl millet variety in Maharashtra, India, where pearl millet is among the most important staple crops. A choice experiment is used to investigate farmer preferences for and trade-offs among various production and consumption attributes of pearl millet

publication date

  • 2011