Purpose. The demand for clean vegetables has rapidly increased, many farmers gradually turn to vegetable cultivation to increase income; therefore, agricultural cooperative mobilized farmers group to facilitate them access to technical training and enhance compliance with the Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) standards. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impacts of the participation on farmer's income as well as the major factors that affect the participation in cooperatives by the vegetable farmers in Vietnam. Design/methodology/approach. The study used primary data collected from vegetable farmers in Vietnam. This study utilized propensity score matching to avoid initial selection bias. The differences between participants and nonparticipants will be adjusted by matching each membership individual to a nonmember based on similar observable characteristics by summarizing the conditional probability of a member given pretreatment characteristics. Findings. This study demonstrates that participation in cooperatives is significantly affected by ethnicity, age of household head,...
The impact of cooperative participation on income: the case of vegetable production in Vietnam.
T. Nanseki, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Giang Thi Huong Tran, Nanseki, T., Chomei, Y., Ly Thi Nguyen; The impact of cooperative participation on income: the case of vegetable production in Vietnam.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2023; doi:
Download citation file: