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The increasing role of wheat consumption and imports in the developing world
This study presents in detail the themes explored in the CIMMYT publication, World Wheat Facts and Trends, Report 2 (1983). It looks at changes in wheat consumption in developing countries, examines the increasing importance ...
Institutional innovations in national agricultural research: On-farm research within IDIAP (Instituto de Investigacion Agropecuaria de Panama), Panama
This paper describes recent IDIAP experiences in implementing on-farm research methodologies. This first project, developed with CIMMYT's cooperation, is described in detail, with emphasis on links between diagnostic/experimental ...
Maize production practices and problems in Egypt: Results of three farmer surveys
The results of three surveys of Egyptian maize farmers are reported. Two of the surveys, carried out in different parts of Egypt, describe farmers' practices and circumstances. The third survey monitors an on-farm experimental ...
The economic returns to institutional innovations in national agricultural research; On-farm research in IDIAP (Instituto de Investigacion Agropecuaria de Panama) Panama
The paper presents a method for analyzing the returns to investment in on-farm research. It then applies the method to a location-specific maize research program in Caisan, Panama. The results show a rapid adoption of the ...
Creating an on-farm research program in Ecuador: The case of INIAP's production research program
This paper describes the use of collaborative on-farm research in the development of improved maize technology for representative farmers in an Andean region. Featured elements include a description of the research process, ...