The Impact of Irrigation Participation on Labor Time Female Allocate to Farm Activities in Ethiopia (WEST SHEWA ZONE :In Case of Bako Tibe Woreda)

Tasfaye Fikadu Fayisa


This study wants to analyze the impact of irrigation on time females spend on farm activities using Augmented Inverse probability weight model of treatment effect based up on data obtained from sampled population of randomly selected Dembi Dima and Dembi Gobu kebeles of Bako Tibe Woreda. The resulted show that the average times those females spend on farm activities per week is 39.11 hours if none of sample size was irrigators. The average time if all females to irrigate is 20.54 hours per week more than this amount. Since the study showed that irrigation has impact on increasing the time females spend NGOs and government shall work in way more females could be included in irrigation by working on issues of accessing land to river and making adjustment of unutilized land and extension service for irrigation purpose

Keywords: Irrigation, Augmented Inverse probability weight, Female, Ethiopia.

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/13-17-01

Publication date:September 30th 2021

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