Resource Use Efficiency of Dryland Ragi Cultivators in DPAP-Watershed and Non-Watershed Areas: A Comparative Analysis
This paper focuses on access to resources and resource use efficiency and productivity of ragi cultivators in the Drought-Prone Area Program (DPAP)-watershed and non-watershed areas in Chitradurga District of Karnataka. The results reveal that the production elasticity of expenditure on seed, Farmyard Manure (FYM), chemical fertilizer, human labor and bullock labor is higher in the DPAP-watershed areas than in non-watershed areas. The gross return of ragi cultivators in the DPAP-watershed areas is comparatively higher than those in the non-watershed areas. The geometric mean level of gross return is higher in the case of beneficiaries (4,295.61) as compared to the non-beneficiaries (3,867.86). The gross return of the beneficiaries through the technical efficiency is 6.06% higher than that of non-beneficiaries. The ratios of value of marginal product to marginal fixed cost of seed, FYM, chemical fertilizer, human labor and bullock labor are higher in the DPAP-watershed areas than in the non-watershed areas.
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Volume (Year): VIII (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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