Table 2

Description of explanatory variables used in the model.

Description des variables explicatives utilisées dans le modèle.

Variables Description and unit of measurement Mean
Household characteristics
 GENDER Binary, 1 if the head is male and 0 if female 0.64
 FAM Continuous, family size of the household in adult equivalent 3.58
 HHHEDU Continuous, education of the household head in number of years 6.47
Resource constraint
 FARMSIZE Continuous, farm size holding of the household in acres 2.60
 INCOMFARM Continuous, farm income of the household in ‘000’ USD 1.91
 OFFARMINC Continuous, off-farm income of the household in ‘000’ USD 0.91
 TLU Continuous, total livestock ownership in TLU 1.59
 DISTANCE Continuous, distance to market in KMs 4.86
Institutional settings
 CREDIT Binary, 1 if access to credit and 0 otherwise 0.62
 EXTENSION Binary, 1 if access to extension and 0 otherwise 0.38
Information and perception
 INFORMAT Binary, 1 if head has access to information and 0 otherwise 0.48
 TRADKNOW Binary, 1 if head has indigenous knowledge of forecasting and 0 otherwise 0.52
 PERCEPTION Binary, 1 if head perceives climate change and 0 otherwise 0.87
Access and use of farm inputs
 INNOVATIVE Binary, 1 if household head experienced new farm inputs and 0 otherwise 0.46
 MANURE Binary, 1 if prepares and uses manure and 0 otherwise 0.45
 MULCHING Binary, 1 if practices mulching and 0 otherwise 0.25
 COMPOST Binary, 1 if prepares and uses compost and 0 otherwise 0.20
Agro-ecological zone
 COFFEE Binary, 1 if the zone is coffee and 0 otherwise 0.50
 FOODCROP Binary, 1 if the zone is food crop and 0 otherwise 0.50

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