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Livelihoods, poverty and targeting in the Indo-Gangetic Plains: a spatial mapping approach
This study develops a spatial mapping methodology as a tool to guide priority-setting and targeting of poverty-alleviation activities. It applies this tool to the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia, the target domain of ...
Interdisciplinary entanglements in index insurance
(International Research Institute for Climate and Society, 2016)
Determinants of adoption and spatial diversity of wheat varieties on household farms in Turkey
The Heckman two-stage estimation procedure was used to investigate factors influencing the adoption of modern and/or landrace wheat varieties and spatial diversity of wheat varieties in Turkey. In the first stage, the ...
Food security and agriculture in the Western Highlands of Guatemala
Food security is a major challenge in Guatemala, one of the poorest countries in the world. Food insecurity is concentrated in the Western Highlands of Guatemala (WHG) where indigenous communities have been the main victims ...
Estimating maize genetic erosion in modernized smallholder agriculture
Replacement of crop landraces by modern varieties is thought to cause diversity loss. We studied genetic erosion in maize within a model system; modernized smallholder agriculture in southern Mexico. The local seed supply ...
Maize landraces and adaptation to climate change in Mexico
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)