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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 ...
Nitrogen Index 4.4. User Manual
(USDA ARS, 2011)
User manual for a web-based tool to help farmers make optimal decisions about nitrogen application in degraded and other lands.
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region (Bolivia, Ecuador)
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation provides a brief overview of the research proposal for conservation agriculture (CA) in the Andean Region (LTRA-7). The researchers will be evaluating farming practices in Bolivar, Ecuador and Tiraque, ...
Access to Information, gender relations and access to potato markets in the Jatun Mayu watershed located in Tiraque, Bolivia
Poster presentation: Access to Information, gender relations and access to potato markets in the Jatun Mayu watershed located in Tiraque, Bolivia
Conservation Agriculture as a Potential Pathway to Better Resource Management, Higher Productivity, and Improved Socio-Economic Conditions in the Andean Region
Poster describes SANREM conservation agriculture project in Ecuador and Bolivia.
A new nitrogen index to assess sustainability of cropping systems of Andean regions of South America
Population growth, impacts from a changing climate, and other challenges highlight the need to conserve soil and water quality so that maximization of crop yields to feed the expanding world population can be achieved and ...
Are potato markets gendered? An analysis of gender networks in the potato marketing chain in the Jatun Mayu watershed of Tiraque, Bolivia
Incomes from potato production are critical for the well-being and survival of many Andean farmers. These incomes depend on market access and ability to receive fair prices. Potato markets have existed in the area since ...
Poster presents an overview of SANREM research in Andes.
Women Rule: Potato Markets, Cellular Phones and Access to Information in the Bolivian Highlands
In highland Bolivia, potato markets are widespread, and access to market information has entered the digital age. Information networks lubricated by ubiquitous cellular technologies are supplanting traditional means of ...