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Influence of sources of seed on varietal adoption behavior of wheat farmers in indo-gangetic plains of India
Seed is the most crucial input in the crop production cycle. Although new seed varieties are developed and released frequently, they often do not reach the farmers because of underdeveloped and inefficient seed delivery ...
Agricultural extension, collective action and innovation systems: Lessons on network brokering from Peru and Mexico
Purpose: New approaches to extension service delivery are needed that stimulate increased agricultural production, contribute to collective action and which also foster the emergence of agricultural innovation systems. ...
Reconstituting family transitions of Sahelian western Niger 1950-2000: an agent-based modelling approach in a low data context
This research analyses the impacts of the family organization on the diversity of income sources and the sustainability and the dynamics of rainfed farming systems of Sahelian Niger, through an individual-centred agent-based ...
Study into the commercialization of selected agricultural machines in Bangladesh
(CIMMYT; iDE, 2012)
Adoption of interrelated sustainable agricultural practices in smallholder systems: Evidence from rural Tanzania
Soil fertility depletion is considered one of the main biophysical limiting factors for increasing per capita food production for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. The adoption and diffusion of sustainable ...
Resettlement and woodland management problems and options: a case study from North-Western Ethiopia
Deforestation in African dry forests is widespread and its drivers are complex and vary in space and time. In this paper, we assessed impacts of immigration on dry forests and options for improved management in a resettlement ...
Implicit prices of indigenous bull traits in crop-livestock mixed production systems of Ethiopia
This study examines the bull trait preferences of cattle buyers and estimates the relative willingness to pay for the preferred attributes. Data were generated using choice experiment method in five markets in central ...