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Watershed-based natural resource management in small-scale agriculture: Sloped areas of the Andean Region
This presentation reports on the work of the SANREM CRSP long term research activity 3 (LTRA-3), "Watershed-based natural resource management (NRM) for small-scale agriculture."
Determinants of variety choice among potato growers in the Bolivian highlands
The objectives of the study discussed in this presentation are:
Watershed-based natural resource management in small-scale agriculture: Sloped areas of the Andean region
(Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech, 2009)
This presentation summarizes the long term research activities of the SANREM project "Watershed-based NRM for Small-scale Agriculture" from 2004-2009. Research findings highlight the role of national institutions such as ...
Effects of tariffs and sanitary barriers on high- and low-value poultry trade
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2005-04)
A competitive partial-equilibrium spatial model with heterogeneous goods is constructed to evaluate effects of the removal of tariffs, tariff-rate quotas, and sanitary regulations on world poultry trade. The model distinguishes ...
The evaluation of the full-factorial attraction model performance in brand market share estimation
(Academic Journals, 2008-07-31)
Having reliable models to predict the influence of marketing instruments on market performance is critical for efficient allocation of marketing resources. An Attraction Model is often used to predict market share, although ...
Linking Knowledge and Action in SANREM
This presentation discusses cross cutting research, consisting of case studies of how new knowledge leads to action for change. It includes case studies of four Long Term Research Award projects: spanning devolution of ...
Changes in consumption and saving behavior before and after economic shocks: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(University of Chicago Press, 2003-10)
This study examines the effects of drought and macroeconomic changes on household consumption and savings behavior in Zimbabwe, using two nationally representative cross_sectional data sets that straddle a period of economic ...
Investigation of the promotion and adoption of sustainable natural resource management agricultural practices in the Chimbo watershed of Ecuador
(Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009)
Final report for SANREM summer internship in Ecuador. Describes evaluation of determinants of adoption of soil conservation practices in Chimbo watershed, Ecuador
Manejo integrado de los recursos naturales para agricultural de pequena escala en la subcuenca del Rio Chimbo-Ecuador: Aprendizajes y ensenanzas
(Quito, Ecuador: Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP), 2008)
Book describes SANREM experience in Chimbo, Ecuador.
The FAST method: estimating unconditional demand elasticities for processed foods in the presence of fixed effects
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2004-08)
This study estimates a set of unconditional own-price and expenditure elasticities across time for 49 processed food categories using scanner data and the FAST multistage demand system with fixed effects across time. ...