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Market participation and marketing performance: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers
This presentation describes a case study done in the Bolivian Andes that addresses questions pertaining to market participation and marketing performance. By using surveys and other data collection methods, researchers ...
Experiences in integrated management of natural resources in the sub-watershed of the Chimbo River, Ecuador
(St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2010)
As is typical of many rural areas in developing countries, the Andean region of Ecuador is characterized by extreme poverty, owing to low agricultural productivity, limited human skills in business management and implementation ...
Gendered Soils Knowledge, Practices, and Access to Assets in CAPS: Student Research in the Gender CCRA
This poster discusses the student research of the Gender Cross Cutting Research Activity (Gender CCRA) of SANREM CRSP. The purpose of the Gender CCRA is to identify gender-based constraints and opportunities for conservation ...
Determining Costs of Conventional and Conservation Agricultural Practices
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
Farmers in the Chimbo watershed face problems with soil erosion as a result of the steep slopes and mountainous terrain. In order to help address these environmental concerns and increase farmer profitability and yields, ...
Obstacles to Widespread Diffusion of IPM in Developing Countries: Lessons From the Field
(Entomological Society of America, 2019-04-15)
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a way of managing agricultural pests using ecological principles and with minimum damage to the environment and human health. In developing countries, numerous IPM programs have been ...
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."