5. Parameter estimates and underlying assumptions

This section will illustrate the parameter estimates and underlying assumptions that were used to conduct the Cost-Benefit Analysis, the Economic Surplus Model and the poverty model. Click on any of the following to see their detailed data tables.

Socioeconomic parameters
Socioeconomic data for each country included in the assessment [pdf]
Country production data disaggregated by major cultivar group [pdf]
Parameters related to research and dissemination process
Summary of research and dissemination related parameters of research options [pdf]
Research option specific parameters and considerations

1

Recovery of smallholder production affected by Banana Bunchy Top virus [pdf]

2a

Integrated management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW): Cultural practices [pdf]

2bIntegrated management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW): GM-resistant varieties [pdf]
3Sustainable intensification of banana-based cropping systems [pdf]
4aBreeding resistant East African Highland banana (EAHB) varieties: Release of available improved first-or second-generation EAHB [pdf]
4bBreeding resistant East African Highland banana (EAHB) varieties: New breeding program to develop improved EAHB varieties [pdf]
5aBreeding resistant plantain varieties: Release of available improved first‐ or second‐generation AAB plantain hybrids [pdf]
5bBreeding resistant plantain varieties: New breeding program to develop improved AAB plantain varieties [pdf]
6aFusarium Research Option A: Improved quarantine and surveillance measures to avoid spread of Fusarium TR4 [pdf]
6bFusarium Research Option B: Integrated crop and disease management to reduce the impact of Fusarium R1, R2, STR4, TR4 [pdf]
6cFusarium Research Option C: Development of Fusarium resistant banana cultivars [pdf]
6dFusarium Research Option D: Development of GMO Fusarium resistant banana cultivars [pdf]
Underlying assumptions for Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Surplus Model and Poverty Model
Assumptions for Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Surplus Model and Poverty Model [pdf]