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The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
Did You Really Get the Message? Using Text Reminders to Stimulate Adoption of Agricultural Technologies
This article provides evidence from a randomised control trial conducted among potato farmers in Ecuador about the impact of mobile phone text messages on farmer knowledge about and adoption of integrated pest management ...
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 ...
Schooling Achievement among Rural Zimbabwean Children during a Period of Economic Turmoil
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2016-05-01)
Explaining Marketing Strategies among Bolivian Potato Farmers
Improving market access and promoting participation in more lucrative markets among semi-subsistence farming households is crucial for poverty alleviation. This paper analyzes joint decisions about market participation and ...
Climbing bean as a solution to increase productivity in land-constrained environments: Evidence from Rwanda
Climbing bean is a potential solution to increase the agricultural sector productivity and sustainability. Using nationally representative bean-producing household data collected in Rwanda, this study identifies factors ...