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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 ...
Nutrient cycling and uptake in conservation agriculture production systems in the Andean region
Our project conducted multi-year cropping system experiments in two sub-watersheds in Ecuador: a pasture-potato system in the Illangama (3400 m), and a beans-maize system in the Alumbre (2000 m). All experiments included ...
Determining Costs of Conventional and Conservation Agricultural Practices
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
Farmers in the Chimbo watershed face problems with soil erosion as a result of the steep slopes and mountainous terrain. In order to help address these environmental concerns and increase farmer profitability and yields, ...
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 ...
Assessment of nitrogen dynamics and cropping system sustainability in the Andean region of South America with a new tool available for computers and smartphones
Implementation of best soil and water conservation practices will be key to addressing challenges we will confront in the 21st century. With challenges such as climate change and continued population growth, there is a ...
Gestión integrada de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
La subcuenca del río Chimbo (Figura 1), presenta condiciones socio-económicas y ambientales que ponen en serio riesgo los recursos naturales y las condiciones de vida de la población que en el 77% de los casos es pobre. ...
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.
Experiencias de manejo integrado de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
(Quito, Ecuador: INIAP - SANREM CRSP - SENACYT; Editorial ABYA-YALA, 2010)
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 ...