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Credit Constraints And Agricultural Productivity In Developing Countries: The Case Of East Africa

Sustained agricultural growth is crucial for reducing hunger and poverty in East Africa, where majority of the population rely on agriculture for their livelihood. However, smallholder farmers in the region face long-standing challenges, including low labor productivity, low levels of profits, and credit constraints factors that have adverse effects on smallholders’ farm output and investment. This paper seeks to re-examine the impact of credit on agricultural productivity and the efficiency losses associated with credit constraints in East Africa.