Farm Households’ Preference for Cash-Based Compensation versus Livelihood-Enhancing Programs

Mar 01, 2011 | A. Oparinde, E. Birol | IFPRI
This document sheds light on farm households’ valuation of various compensation plans attributes and trade-offs among these attributes. In the experiment, compensation plan was defined broadly to include not just the traditional attributes, such as the number of days it takes to receive the payment, the compensation rate, and the method of payment, but also more diverse interventions, such as training in biosecurity measures and access to bank loans, which are expected to have longer-term impacts on households’ livelihood outcomes.
Theme: Financial Inclusion, Agricultural Finance | Country: Nigeria | Pages: 28