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Linking Knowledge and Action in SANREM
This presentation discusses cross cutting research, consisting of case studies of how new knowledge leads to action for change. It includes case studies of four Long Term Research Award projects: spanning devolution of ...
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 ...
A new nitrogen index for assessment of nitrogen management of Andean mountain cropping systems of Ecuador
(Soil Science, 2014)
Corn (Zea mays L.) is important for food security in much of Ecuador. Small-scale farmers are using nitrogen (N) fertilizer without technical advice based on soil, crop, and climatologic data. The literature lacks studies ...
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 ...
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 ...
Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
Análisis de la viabilidad socio-económica y ambiental del sistema de producción papa-leche en la microcuenca del río Illangama-Ecuador.
(Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 2010)
De acuerdo al Índice de Necesidades Básicas Insatisfechas (NBI), en la microcuenca del río Illangama, alrededor del 76% de la población es pobre y sus ingresos están entre US$120 y 160 por mes, aún después de adoptar ...
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 ...
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 ...