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Rural nonfarm employment, income, and inequality: evidence from Bhutan
(MIT Press Journals, 2015)
Assessing farmer use of climate change adaptation practices and impacts on food security and poverty in Pakistan
Climate change is set to be particularly disruptive in poor agricultural communities. We assess the factors influencing farmers’ choice of climate change adaptation practices and associated impacts on household food security ...
Household energy consumption and its determinants in Timor-Leste
(Asian Development Bank Institute; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2016)
Using data from the 2007 Timor-Leste Living Standards Survey, this paper examines the determinants of household energy choices in Timor-Leste. The majority of households are dependent on dirty fuels such as fuelwood and ...
Impact of zero tillage adoption on household welfare in Pakistan
(Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), 2013)
The current study was carried out to estimate the impact of zero tillage technology adoption on household welfare in Pakistan. For the study cross sectional data set was collected from 234 households in the rice-wheat area ...
Wealth, education and cooking-fuel choices among rural households in Pakistan
Clean and modern fuel for cooking is essential for safeguarding good health for women and children and enhancing the well-being of people in the least developed countries. A large section of the rural population in the ...
Economic impact of maize stem borer (Chilo partellus) attack on livelihood of maize farmers in Pakistan
(Life Sciences Society, 2019)
Maize is third important cereal in Pakistan after wheat and rice. The demand of maize is increasing due to poultry and other industries. However the maize crop is faced with number of challenges especially the attack of ...
Impact of direct rice-sowing technology on rice producers' earnings: empirical evidence from Pakistan
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Using the comprehensive data set collected from 238 rice producers during 2011, this study estimates the impact of direct seeding of rice-sowing technology on rice and wheat crop yields and farmers' earnings in Pakistan. ...
Enhancing smallholder access to agricultural machinery services: lessons from Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Resource poor smallholders in developing countries often lack access to capital goods such as farm machinery. Enabling adequate access through machinery services can thereby significantly contribute to food security and ...
Economic outlook of maize in Pakistan