Dataset of the survey on e-registration and geo-referenced of rice value chain actors for the diffusion of technologies: Case study of Benin and Côte d’Ivoire

Published: 20 March 2020| Version 6 | DOI: 10.17632/njbdxs5nmy.6


The dataset contains a total of 17,639 actors (9,000 in Benin and 8,639 in Côte d’Ivoire) with 159 variables divided into six sections: (i) preliminary information on the respondents; (ii) socio-economic characteristics; (iii) information on the rice plots; (iv) knowledge, use, and access to rice varieties; (v) knowledge, use and access to agricultural equipment and method and finally (vi). Six categories of actors were identified: foundation seed producers, certified seed producers, producers of paddy rice, parboiler, miller and trader.


Steps to reproduce

Identify main production areas and rice value chain actors in a country. Update the list of actors based on lists provided by actors’ associations. Finally, do the census of all actors and geo-localized all farmers’ fields and villages using GPS devices. Android tablets were used for data collection.


Africa Rice Center


Agricultural Economics