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An Economic Investigation of the Economic Impacts of Coastal Plain Aquifer Depletion and Actions That May Be Needed to Maintain Longterm Availability and Productivity
(Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality, 2014)
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is concerned about declining aquifer levels in the Coastal Plain and the possibility that current and likely future withdrawals from the aquifers cannot be sustained. ...
Agricultural, Off-Farm, Migration, and Social Protection Strategies to Increase Rural Household Resilience to Rainfall Shocks in Sub-Saharan Africa
Presented at the Spring Seminar Series at the Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience, Blacksburg, VA, 2016-04-07. Presented at the AGRA side session of the12th CAADP Partnership Platform, Accra, Ghana, 2016-04-12.
A systematic review of factors that influence food store owner and manager decision making and ability or willingness to use choice architecture and marketing mix strategies to encourage healthy consumer purchases in the United States, 2005–2017
Abstract Background Altering food store environments is a promising approach to encourage healthy product purchases by consumers to improve their diet quality and health. ...
Adoption and Impacts of Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh: Evidence from Smallholder Bitter Gourd Growers
Determinants of integrated pest management (IPM) adoption, productivity and efficiency of bitter gourd (<i>Momordica charantia</i> L.) growers in Bangladesh were jointly measured using propensity score matching (PSM), ...
Adoption of Energy Efficient Technology
Presentation to NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Seminar Series
Building Multilateral Greenhouse Gas Reduction Policies Based on Shared Successes: Adoption of Energy Efficient Residential Technologies in the United States and the European Union
Presentation to President and Provost on outcome of Institute for Society, Culture and Environment Research Support Program Funding
Crop Improvement, Adoption and Impact of Improved Varieties in Food Crops in Sub-Saharan Africa
Following on from the CGIAR study by Evenson and Gollin (published by CABI in 2003), this volume provides up-to-date estimates of adoption outcomes and productivity impacts of crop variety improvement research in sub-Saharan ...
Cloud-Sourcing: Using an Online Labor Force to Detect Clouds and Cloud Shadows in Landsat Images
We recruit an online labor force through Amazon.com’s Mechanical Turk platform to identify clouds and cloud shadows in Landsat satellite images. We find that a large group of workers can be mobilized quickly and relatively ...
Farm Decision Making and Gender: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Ecuador
Substantial resources have been devoted to mitigating the asset gender gap in developing country agriculture. Efforts have been taken to understand the role of women in decision making and in farm operations. Recommendations ...