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Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
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 ...
Watershed-based natural resource management in small-scale agriculture: Sloped areas of the Andean region
(Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech, 2009)
This presentation summarizes the long term research activities of the SANREM project "Watershed-based NRM for Small-scale Agriculture" from 2004-2009. Research findings highlight the role of national institutions such as ...
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 ...
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 ...
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."
Determinants of variety choice among potato growers in the Bolivian highlands
The objectives of the study discussed in this presentation are:
Investigation of the promotion and adoption of sustainable natural resource management agricultural practices in the Chimbo watershed of Ecuador
(Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009)
Final report for SANREM summer internship in Ecuador. Describes evaluation of determinants of adoption of soil conservation practices in Chimbo watershed, Ecuador
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 ...