HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 27 no. 2 (2002)

Differences in Farmer Performance in Two Rice-Growing Areas

M Wijeratne | W. N. De Silva

Discipline: Agriculture, Socioeconomics



A study was carried out to estimate the farmer performance index in Hambantota and Matara, two rice-growing districts in southern Sri Lanka. During the 2000-01 major rice-growing season,maha, 101 and 100 farmers from Hambantota and Matara, respectively, were interviewed. The farmers were randomly selected and a structured questionnaire was used to gather data.