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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 ...
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 ...
Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2014-03-01)
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
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 ...
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 ...
Designing an IPM Research Strategy to Benefit Poor Producers and Consumers in Honduras
(Entomological Society of America, 2011-12-01)
Agricultural research organizations face pressure to justify investments in agricultural research and need tools to allocate their resources such that the resulting research portfolio has the largest impact across multiple ...