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Selling Fertilizer Soon After Harvest Can Increase Use

Ghani (2015)
T Ghani,M Callen,J Blumenstock
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A randomized evaluation found that selling farmers a voucher for fertilizer soon after the harvest increased fertilizer usage. In the first season, usage increased by 14 percentage points (on a base of 23%); in the second season, offering the voucher increased usage by 18 percentage points (on a base of 30%).