Enhancing Agripreneurship and Agricultural Technology Adoption to Reduce Poverty
Opinions from Small Venture Holders in Tubah Sub-Division, Western Highlands, Cameroon
Keywords:Agripreneurship, Technology Adoption, Community development, Poverty reduction
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how agripreneurship and agricultural technology adoption could be enhanced to reduce poverty in the Tubah Sub-Division, Cameroon.
Methods: The study adopted a mixed research design. The study made use of survey data collected with the help of a structured questionnaire. The data were analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Results revealed that agripreneurship intention exerts a positive insignificant effect on poverty reduction in the Tubah Sub-Division. Education and training have an indirect significant effect on poverty reduction while community development programs are found to exert a positive and significant effect on poverty reduction.
Implications: From a policy perspective, the creation of community-run organizations provides a strong basis for the development process. Agricultural extension services need to be strengthened to provide farmers with up-to-date information on the latest technologies, best practices, and market trends. This study provides a unique perspective on poverty reduction in rural areas by focusing on the opinions of small venture holders in the Tubah Sub-Division.
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