Parameter values used to estimate the economic benefits of GMB-BXW using ESM.

Data sources

1The average farm gate price from the 37 surveyed farmers who sold bananas.

2Research costs extracted from the GMB-BXW project proposal budget for Kenya and Uganda.

3Key informant survey data (from banana breeders, research scientists and extension agents). Key informants were asked to provide information on banana losses, potential adoption of GMB-BXW, and production by major regions producing bananas in their respective countries. The figures provided are average figures across regions in each country and the sample sizes vary per country.

4FAOSTAT for data for the year 2014, available on http://faostat.fao.org.

aNote that these variables were not used in the ESM, but are reported to provide additional explanation.

Parameter values used to estimate the economic benefits of GMB-BXW using ESM.