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Gender norms, agency, and innovation in agriculture and natural resource management: the GENNOVATE methodology
Innovation in agriculture and natural resource management (NRM) that ignores gender inequality is limited in its impact and risks worsening the poverty, workload, and wellbeing of poor rural women and their families. Due ...
Introduction to basic GIS and spatial analysis using QGIS: applications in Bangladesh
(CSISA; CIMMYT, 2018)
This book provides a set of learning modules introducing young scientists and researchers to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis using the open-source QGIS platform, and complementary R, SAGA and GRASS ...
Labor savings in agriculture and inequality at different spatial scales: the expansion of oil palm in Indonesia
(University of Goettingen, 2019)
Labor saving innovations are essential to increase agricultural productivity, but they might also increase inequality through displacing labor. Empirical evidence on such labor displacements is limited. This study uses ...
Land-use change, nutrition, and gender roles in Indonesian farm households
(University of Goettingen, 2019)
Many tropical countries are experiencing massive land-use change with profound environmental and socioeconomic implications. In Indonesia, oil palm cultivation is rapidly expanding at the expense of more traditional ...
Land-use change and livelihoods of non-farm households: the role of income from employment in oil palm and rubber in rural Indonesia
(University of Goettingen, 2018)
Many tropical regions are experiencing massive land-use change that is often characterized by an expansion of oil palm at the expense of forests and more traditional forms of agricultural cropping. While implications of ...
Seed business management in Africa
The past decade has seen a strong growth in the number of new seed enterprises emerging in Africa, Asia and Latin America. If successful, they will contribute tremendously to the economic growth of their countries, regions ...
Chartbook of maize in Pakistan and AJK 1989
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This chartbook was prepared as a background document to the 4th Asian Regional Maize Workshop, 22-27 September, 1990. It summarises in chart form, the recent situation with respect to 'kharif (summer) maize in Pakistan and ...
Tropical and subtropical maize in Asia: production systems, constraints, and research priorities
This book examines future technological and policy prospects for the sustainable intensification of rainfed upland maize production in Asia, and derives R&D priorities for specific maize production environments and markets. ...
The planning stage of on-farm research: identifying factors for experimentation
(CIAT; CIMMYT, 1989)
On-farm research is a problem-oriented approach to agricultural research that begins by diagnosing the conditions, practices, and problems of particular groups of farmers. Once the problems are identified, a research program ...
Public and private investments in maize research in Mexico and Guatemala
This paper describes the relationship between public and private sector research and seed production in Mexico and Guatemala. The focus is on public agricultural research institutes and local and multinational seed