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Farm level impacts of conservation agriculture in Ecuador
Farmers in the Bolivar province of Ecuador face significant livelihood challenges including environmental degradation and low yields. Conservation agriculture (CA), which promotes reduced tillage, intercropping, and ...
Enhancing natural resources in Ecuador's highlands
(Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), 2012)
To enhance natural resources in Ecuador's highlands, a research partnership was formed between Ecuador's national agricultural research institute, several US universities and local farmers. To help identify and introduce ...
Economic Impact Analysis of Virginia Tech Football
(Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2015-02-20)
This report estimates the economic contributions of Virginia Tech football to the New River Valley MSA and the Roanoke Valley MSA (NRRV). Virginia Tech football contributes economically to the NRRV in two ways. First, the ...
(Revista de Agricultural, 2012)
Introduction to special journal volume on SANREM CRSP findings in Tiraque, Bolivia
Investigaciones en el Manejo Sostenible de Cuencas y Recursos en la Agricultura Tradicional: El Caso de Tiraque, Bolivia
(Bolivia: Promocion e Investigacion de Productos Andinos (PROINPA), 2012)
Introduction to a special issue of Revista de Agicultura dedicated to the SANREM project and its research
Adaptive watershed management in the South American highlands: Learning and teaching on the fly
(Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society, 2009)
This chapter describes the Chimbo watershed in the Bolivar Province in Ecuador and efforts that are being made to increase agricultural productivity and soil quality in this area. It begins by explaining the landscape along ...
An Analysis of Influencing factors and logjams in the Existing Vegetable Value Chain in Waling, Nepal
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-02)
Nepal is known for its three unique topographical regions: Mountain, Hill, and Terai. Since the Himalayan range is cold and damp and therefore unable to produce vegetables, most of the agricultural products such as vegetables, ...
Conservation agriculture can help the South American Andean region achieve food security
The Andean region of Ecuador is dominated by small-scale agriculture on steep slopes vulnerable to erosion, soil degradation, and subsequent productivity loss. Soil erosion rates exceed the average rate of soil formation ...
Value Chain Approaches in a Stagnant Industry: The Case of Furniture Production in Jepara, Indonesia
This article assesses impacts of the Jepara Furniture Value Chain project, which was intended to address challenges faced by small-scale furniture producers in Jepara, Indonesia. The assessment focuses on effects of ...