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Weather Shocks, Coping Strategies and Consumption Dynamics in Rural Ethiopia
Household panel data is used to estimate the impact of weather shocks on consumption in rural Ethiopia, along with the effectiveness of household coping strategies in ameliorating the impact of shocks. Results show that ...
Rainfall Variabilty, Migration, Off-farm Activities, and Transfers: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
This study investigates the impacts of rainfall variability on migration, off-farm activities and transfers in rural Ethiopia. We develop a unitary agricultural household model in which migration, (on-farm, off-farm, and ...
NACAA Minutes from JCEP Leadership Conference
Report of the entire meeting of the ANR Agents at the Joint Council of Extension Professional's meeting in Las Vegas NV
Drought and Rainfall Variability: Costs and Resiliency Pathways for Rural African Households
This Research Note presents monetary estimates of the costs that drought, and rainfall variability more generally, impose on rural households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Note characterizes rainfall environments faced ...
Feed a Cow to Breed
(Gulf Coast Cattleman, 2016-12-01)
Body condition scoring is a useful management tool for monitoring nutritional status of beef cows. Nutrition in cow-calf operations should be built around available standing forge for an economical feeding program
STRATEGY FOR A NATIONAL COMMUNITY LEARNING NETWORK: COMMUNITY LEARNING DATA DRIVEN DISCOVERY - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Decision Making
The Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory (SDAL) of the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech received a planning grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) to develop a strategy for a national community ...
Estimating household demand for millet and sorghum in Niger and Nigeria
Millet and sorghum are two important crops and source of calories for poor households in semiarid West and Central Africa. This research analyzes the response of household demand for millet and sorghum to income and prices ...
Building a safety program to protect the nanotechnology workforce: a guide for small to medium-sized enterprises.
(National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health, Dhhs (NIOSH), 2016-03-31)
This guide provides entrepreneurs and business owners with the tools necessary to develop and implement a written health and safety program to protect employees and colleagues. The guide helps readers recognize and control ...
Southern Virginia Youth Expo 2015 Career ChoICE Final Evaluation Report.