Innovation adoption as a socio-economic process 1993 : The case of the Ghanaian cocoa industry

Survey on the economic and social circumstances important to the adoption of a new (hybride) type of cocoa tree by Ghanaian local farmers. Adopters and non-adopters have been interviewed. P1244A: being informed about (hybride) cocoa, sources of information, and availability, farming type and strategy / income sources, loans and remittances / sources of labour / farmer's social network: socio-economic characteristics of relatives, friends (for each respondent: 8 persons) important to r.' s farming. Distance to r.'s farm / kind of help received. Background variables: basic characteristics/ residence/ income/capital assets/ education/ social class/ religion/ organizational membership

Metadata Access
Creator Boahene, Kwasi (primary investigator)
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Contributor Boahene, K. Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, Fac. FSW, Vakgroep Sociologie ICS * Utrecht (research initiator); Interviewers recruited by principal investigator (data collector)
Publication Year 2007
Rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess; DANS License;
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Resource Type Dataset
Discipline Economics; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage Ghana