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Mental models and the potential for crop intensification in coastal Bangladesh: how do farmers’ perceptions reflect proposed agricultural development pathways?
The expanded use of surface water for irrigation, intensified farm management, and double cropping have been highlighted by the Government of Bangladesh as policy priorities and development imperatives in the coastal ...
Gender Dynamics in the Retailing Behavior of Agro-dealers and the Purchasing Behavior of Farmers in Kenya: A summary brief
Agro-dealers in Kenya play an integral role in the formal distribution of improved maize seed to men and women farmers. In Kenya, maize seed is the most important crop input stocked in agro-dealerships and is widely purchased ...
Gender Mainstreaming in Seed Companies in Uganda: A summary brief
Seed companies in Uganda play an integral role in raising farmers’ agricultural productivity, income, and food and nutrition security through the production and distribution of high-quality seed. They provide an array of ...
Development of balanced nutrient management innovations in South Asia: lessons from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
(CSISA; CIMMYT; IFPRI; IRRI, 2019)
As part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Washington and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supported Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) and the USAID/Nepal Seeds and Fertilizer ...
Costs of diesel pump irrigation systems in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains: what options exist for efficiency gains?
(CSISA; CIMMYT; IFPRI; IRRI; University of Manchester, 2019)
Groundwater irrigation plays a critical role in supporting food security, rural livelihoods and economic development in South Asia. Yet, large disparities in groundwater access and use remain across the region. In the ...
The Scaling Scan: a practical tool to determine the strenghts and weaknesses of your scaling ambition
(PPPlab; CIMMYT, 2018)
Despite the omnipresent focus on “scaling”, its interpretation diverges a lot between and within projects. The Scaling Scan was designed to systematically deal with the complexities of scaling and tailor scaling approaches ...
Gender mainstreaming in the Ethiopian agriculture sector
Gender mainstreaming is the process of assessing the implications for women and men of any planned action, including legislation, policies or programs, in any area and at all levels. It is a strategy or making women’s as ...
Bangladesh Met. Department joins climate services partnership
With approval from the Office of the Prime Minister, the Bangladesh Metereological Department (BMD) formally joined the Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) partnership in South Asia in September of 2017.