Socio-economic Factors Affecting Farm Yield in Tando Allahyar District

Abdul Jaleel Mirjat, Bahadur Ali Soomro, Naimatullah Shah

Abstract


Agriculture is recognized as a critical sector in the world economy and contributing 24 percent GDP input and provision of employment to 1.3 billion people. Considering such the importance; the current study proposes to investigate the socio-economic factors that affect farm yield in Tando Allahyar District. To asses this problem, the conceptual model as developed for such research work. On the basis of the prevalent literature; some hypotheses formulated for such the study. A survey questionnaire employed as the central tool for data collection. In total, 190 farmers contacted individually and got filled the questionnaire. The reliability of the questionnaire noticed as 0.789 that is stated as good reliability. By employing the path model, the findings resulted as a positive and significant impact of farmers‘ income; education; experience and farmers‘ family labor to farm yield. This study may be beneficial for local and national policymakers to develop policies to alleviate food security insufficiencies and boost up better agriculture approaches based on the social-economic characteristics of the regions as farmers increase the production of food.


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