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Determinants of variety choice among potato growers in the Bolivian highlands
The objectives of the study discussed in this presentation are:
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 ...
Are potato markets gendered? An analysis of gender networks in the potato marketing chain in the Jatun Mayu watershed of Tiraque, Bolivia
Incomes from potato production are critical for the well-being and survival of many Andean farmers. These incomes depend on market access and ability to receive fair prices. Potato markets have existed in the area since ...
Nutrient cycling and uptake in conservation agriculture production systems in the Andean region
Our project conducted multi-year cropping system experiments in two sub-watersheds in Ecuador: a pasture-potato system in the Illangama (3400 m), and a beans-maize system in the Alumbre (2000 m). All experiments included ...
A new nitrogen index for assessment of nitrogen management of Andean mountain cropping systems of Ecuador
(Soil Science, 2014)
Corn (Zea mays L.) is important for food security in much of Ecuador. Small-scale farmers are using nitrogen (N) fertilizer without technical advice based on soil, crop, and climatologic data. The literature lacks studies ...
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
Experiencias de manejo integrado de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
(Quito, Ecuador: INIAP - SANREM CRSP - SENACYT; Editorial ABYA-YALA, 2010)
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 ...
Manejo integrado de los recursos naturales para agricultura de pequena escala en la subcuenca del rio Chimbo-Ecuador: Aprendizajes y ensenanzas
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech, 2008)
Este reporte discubri condiciones agro-ecologias y sociales en la subcuenca de la rio Chimbo. Incluyendo un decripcion de la subcuenca, medios de la vida, acceso al activo tierra y agua, problemas ambientales, relaciones ...