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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 ...
Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2014-03-01)
Access to information and farmer's market choice: The case of potato in highland Bolivia
Potato incomes are critical determinants of Andean farmers' household well-being. Efforts to improve incomes of producers should recognize the role of access to market information. In highland Bolivia, market information ...
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
System misspecification testing and structural-change in the demand for meats
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 1995-07)
A misspecification testing strategy designed to ensure that the statistical assumptions underlying a system of equations are appropriate is outlined. The system tests take into account information in, and interactions ...
Going the Distance: How Does Market Access Affect Demand for IPM Packages?
(Entomological Society of America, 2014-03-01)
A challenge facing integrated pest management (IPM) technology transfer programs is to identify where to conduct out-reach. As IPM is a knowledge- intensive management process, effective training usually requires sustained ...
Integrated management of natural resources in the Ecuador Highlands
(Scientific Research, 2012)
The Andean region of Ecuador is characterized by extreme poverty caused by low agricultural productivity, related to degradation of natural resources. Food production in fragile areas degrades soil and water resources, ...
Obstacles to Widespread Diffusion of IPM in Developing Countries: Lessons From the Field
(Entomological Society of America, 2019-04-15)
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a way of managing agricultural pests using ecological principles and with minimum damage to the environment and human health. In developing countries, numerous IPM programs have been ...