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Assessment of nitrogen dynamics and cropping system sustainability in the Andean segion of South America with a new tool available for computers and smartphones
Implementation of best soil and water conservation practices will be key to addressing challenges we will confront in the 21st century. With challenges such as climate change and continued population growth, there is a ...
Gestión integrada de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
Como ocurre en varias zonas rurales en los países en desarrollo, las poblaciones de la zona Andina del Ecuador están caracterizadas por pobreza extrema, derivada de la baja productividad de los sistemas de producción ...
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity, and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in the Andes. It describes a mobile nitrogen index developed by the project. The presentation describes research results which ...
Economic impact assessment on SANREM
This PowerPoint summarizes findings from SANREM’s economic impact assessment cross-cutting research activity (CRRA-6). It describes results from budgeting studies, linear programming models, and aggregate impact analysis ...
Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
The role of risk mitigation in production efficiency: A case study of Bolivian potatoes producers
This presentation describes data gathered in the Bolivian Andes on 389 households about potato production activities, revenues, expenses, and environmental and gender issues. Crop productivity has been declining because ...
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 ...
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region (Bolivia, Ecuador)
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation provides a brief overview of the research proposal for conservation agriculture (CA) in the Andean Region (LTRA-7). The researchers will be evaluating farming practices in Bolivar, Ecuador and Tiraque, ...
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."