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Table 6 Marginal effects for factors that influence EBFMPs adoption

From: Promoting sustainable agriculture in Africa through ecosystem-based farm management practices: evidence from Ghana

Variables NBM’s marginal effects
CIS GIS Pooled
dy/dx SE dy/dx SE dy/dx SE
Age 0.012 0.016 0.032 0.013** 0.023 0.010**
Sex 0.070 0.357 − 0.061 0.362 − 0.001 0.238
Educ_d 0.169 0.386 − 0.069 0.290 0.088 0.232
Ext_visits_d 0.656 0.380* 0.135 0.285 0.326 0.228
Fm_dist. (km) − 0.974 0.345*** − 0.286 0.152* − 0.499 0.158***
Fm_size (Acres) 0.167 0.441 0.014 0.130 0.019 0.145
Soil_perception 0.669 0.378* 0.716 0.400* 0.658 0.258**
Knw_EBFMPs 0.070 0.049 0.112 0.042*** 0.089 0.031***
Irrig_type      0.548 0.279**
  1. Source: Field survey, 2016
  2. *, **, ***Represent 10, 5 and 1% levels of significance respectively