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Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in Chilalo Awraja, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IARC, 1998)
This study describes the Ethiopian wheat seed system, identifies how farmers acquire and exchange wheat seed, explores problems related to farmers' acquisition and transfer of wheat seed, documents the status of previously ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
Gender norms, agency and innovation in wheat based systems and livelihoods: synthesis report of four community case-studies in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2019)
This country report is a summary of the Ethiopian findings from a global qualitative comparative research initiative known as GENNOVATE. This report examines how gender norms and agency shape, and in turn are shaped by, ...
CIMMYT Informe Anual 2010-2011: Con profundo conocimiento, se toman acciones energicas para revitalizar la agricultura
Mucha gente recordará el 2011 como el año en que resurgió la hambruna. En el Cuerno de África, a 13 millones de personas—muchas de las cuales vivían de la agricultura y el ganado— les cambió la vida de manera irrevocable ...
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Punjab, Pakistan
(RWC; CIMMYT, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice wheat systems of Pakistan’s Punjab province primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 458 rice-wheat farmers. Our random ...
A comparative assessment of combine harvesting vis-a-vis conventional harvesting and threshing in Arsi Region, Ethiopia
(EARO; CIMMYT, 2000)
This study describes wheat harvesting and threshing technologies in Arsi Region. Southeastern Ethiopia. and assesses their profitability compared to that of alternative wheat harvesting technologies. Data were collected ...
The global wheat improvement system: prospects for enhancing efficiency in the presence of spillovers
Through the global analysis and country-level case studies, this report analyzes the efficiency of investments in wheat improvement research at a disaggregated level and explores a range of options for restructuring research ...
Adoption and impact of high yielding wheat varieties in Northern Tunisia
This study assesses the extent to which durum and bread wheat high yielding varieties (HYVs) have been adopted by farmers in northern Tunisia, a region which accounts for more than 80 degrees ' of the nation's durum wheat ...
Modeling the aggregate effects of technological change on income distribution in Pakistan's favored and marginal production environments
This study investigates the impact on interregional income distribution of the diffusion of improved technologies for wheat production in Pakistan. A multimarket model is developed that captures both direct productivity ...
Gender and agricultural innovation in Oromia region, Ethiopia: from innovator to tempered radical
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Tempered radicals are change agents who experience the dominant culture as a violation of the integrity and authenticity of their personal values and beliefs. They seek to move forward whilst challenging the status quo. ...