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Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2014-03-01)
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
Schooling Achievement among Rural Zimbabwean Children during a Period of Economic Turmoil
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2016-05-01)
Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
Designing an IPM Research Strategy to Benefit Poor Producers and Consumers in Honduras
(Entomological Society of America, 2011-12-01)
Agricultural research organizations face pressure to justify investments in agricultural research and need tools to allocate their resources such that the resulting research portfolio has the largest impact across multiple ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...