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A metafrontier analysis of sheep production in the N8 development corridor
(University of the Free State, 2017-06)
English: In South Africa, sheep enterprises play an important role as a source of livelihood for many farmers, especially smallholder farmers. The productivity of sheep farmers in South Africa is very low. The lack of ...
Analysis of factors affecting technical efficiency of smallholder maize farmers in Ethiopia
(University of the Free State, 2014-04)
Agriculture is the dominant sector of the Ethiopian economy which typically consists of smallholder rain fed farming systems. Low production and productivity characterises Ethiopian agriculture resulting in the country ...
Factors affecting technical efficiency of small-scale raisin producers in Eksteenskuil
(University of the Free State, 2012-01)
English: Growing per capita income and changing consumption patterns have led commercial retailers to restructure their marketing techniques with the aim of obtaining a greater market share of the consumer’s pocket. Retailers ...
Sources of technical efficiency of the smallholder maize farmers at Etunda Irrigation Project in Omusati region, Namibia
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
In an effort to increase food production and improve food security in the country, government of the Republic of Namibia established green scheme projects in various parts of the country. This Endeavour aims to achieve ...