Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Determine the Influencing Factors of Recycling Pig Wastewater for Crop Cultivation in Hanoi City

Nguyen Thi Huong Giang 1 , Tran Cong Chinh 2 , Tran Duc Vien 1 , Nguyen Tat Thang 3 and Ngo The An 1

1Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Hanoi 131000, Vietnam
2Faculty of Development Economics, Vietnam National University - University of Economics and Business, Hanoi 122000, Vietnam
3Faculty of Tourism and Foreign Language, Vietnam National University of Agriculture Hanoi 131000, Vietnam
Received: Dec 5, 2022 /
Revised: Jun 30, 2023 /
Published: Jun 30, 2023

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The study was conducted to analyze the factors affecting the use of pig wastewater for crop cultivation in Hanoi city. Through the application of the Theory of Planned Behavior to develop the theoretical framework and structural equation modeling, the study showed that the behavior intention influenced the recycling behavior. Attitude toward the behavior (AT), social norms (SN), and perceived behavioral control (PBC) were important influencing factors on the intention to perform this behavior with standardized regression coefficients of ß = 0.96 (P <0.001), ß = -0.826 (P  <0.001), and ß = -0.34 (P <0.001), respectively. These research results serve as the initial reference for policies and studies related to the use of pig wastewater.

Keywords: pro-environmental behavior, SEM modeling, recycling pig wastewater, planned behavior

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Giang, N., Chinh, T., Vien, T., Thang, N., & An, N. (2023). Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Determine the Influencing Factors of Recycling Pig Wastewater for Crop Cultivation in Hanoi City. Vietnam Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 6(2), 1810-1820.


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