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Bridging the Information Gap with Cost-Effective Dissemination Strategies: The Case of Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh
(Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 2013)
Cost-effective extension strategies are needed to promote widespread adoption of agricultural technologies in developing countries. Integrated pest management (IPM) practices, for example, can offer economic, health, and ...
Farm Decision Making and Gender: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Ecuador
Substantial resources have been devoted to mitigating the asset gender gap in developing country agriculture. Efforts have been taken to understand the role of women in decision making and in farm operations. Recommendations ...
Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
Determinants of variety choice among potato growers in the Bolivian highlands
The objectives of the study discussed in this presentation are:
Dairy market chains in indigenous communities of the Chimbo River Watershed
The standard farm system in rural Upper Guanujo in the region of the Bolívar Province of Ecuador includes dairy cattle as one of the primary sources of income for residents in this area. Though per capita consumption of ...
Livelihood strategies of farmers in Bolivar, Ecuador: Assets, livelihood choice and well-being in rural households
The objective of this study is to identify successful livelihood strategies and analyze factors affecting adoption of such strategies:
Watershed-based natural resource management in small-scale agriculture: Sloped areas of the Andean Region
This presentation reports on the work of the SANREM CRSP long term research activity 3 (LTRA-3), "Watershed-based natural resource management (NRM) for small-scale agriculture."
Adaptive watershed management in the South American Highlands: Learning and teaching on the fly
The purpose of this poster is to describe an adaptive watershed management process in Chimbo, Ecuador. We show the conceptual framework and our empirical strategy. We present results showing that ethnic and agro-ecologic ...
Adaptive watershed management in Tiraque, Bolivia
Poster outlining the project's objectives at the Bolivia site. The overall objectives are: to enhance and support the local capacity to raise policies and interventions to increase incomes, improve social conditions and ...
Evaluation of tillage systems, cover crops and rotations in the maize-bean production system in Alumbre-Ecuador
The purpose of this poster is to describe research results for the SANREM project in Alumbre, Ecuador. Various conservation agriculture practices have been evaluated following more than four years of CA trials in the area. ...