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Table 5 Probit results on plot-level determinants of SLM practices (2004–2016)

From: Household- and plot-level impacts of sustainable land management practices in the face of climate variability and change: empirical evidence from Dabus Sub-basin, Blue Nile River, Ethiopia

Variable dy/dx SD
HH head age (years) 0.021 (0.018)
HH head sex (male = 1) 0.023 (0.001)
Household experienced erosion (yes = 1) 0.034* (0.032)
Household experienced drought (yes = 1) 0.141** (0.025)
Plots with steep slope (proportion) 0.301*** (0.022)
Plots with mixed slope (proportion) 0.015 (0.006)
Percentage of plots received manure/fertilizer 0.143*** (0.001)
Education of HH head (literate = 1) 0.044 (0.008)
Semi-fertile plots (proportion) 0.043** (0.011)
Non-fertile plots (proportion) 0.421** (0.004)
Extension advice on SLM (yes = 1) 0.048* (0.001)
Plot size (hectare) 0.014* (0.021)
Number of observations = 506   
Wald chi2(12) = 241.31   
Prob > chi2 = 0   
Pseudo R 2 = 0.2412   
  1. *, ** and *** are significance level at 10, 5 and 1%
  2. Dependent variable: plots that received SLM practices (soil/stone bund, grass strips) (Yes = 1)