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The adoption of agricultural technology: a guide for survey design
This manual presents methods for designing formal surveys that measure and analyze the adoption of agricultural technology. First it discusses the rationale for undertaking an adoption study and the issues involved in ...
Determining comparative advantage through DRC analysis: guidelines emerging from CIMMYT's experience
Knowledge of comparative advantage is important for developing countries, because potential welfare gains from specialization and trade can be used to foster economic growth. One practical difficulty with using comparative ...
Continuous versus discrete economic analysis of experimental data
Economists are often called upon to analyse experimental data in order to formulate appropriate recommendations for farmers. The data may be analysed as a set of discrete points or it may be possible to represent the data ...
From agronomic data to farmer recommendations: an economics training manual
This document is a completely revised version of the CIMMYT Economics Program manual, From Agronomic Data to Farmer Recommendations: An Economics Training Manual, written by Richard Perrin, Donald Winkelmann, Edgardo ...
Simple statistics for manual analysis of farm survey data
When conducting fontal surveys for the purpose of helping focus on-farm agronomic experiments, experience indicates that a relatively small sample of farmers is normally sufficient for a given recommendation domain or ...
Economic analysis of 2 4 factorial agronomic experiments
The 24 factorial experiment has become increasingly popular in on-farm agronomic experimentation, in part due to the efforts of CIMMYT's maize training program. This experiment is used to examine main effects and interactions ...
A users guide to FASAP - A Fortran program for the analysis of farm survey data
In cooperation with researchers in Many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures which help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process involves ...
A formulacao de recomendacaos a partir de dados agronómicos: un manual metodológico de avaliacao economica CIMMYT
Neste manual apresenta-se uma série de procedimentos para se realizar a análise económica dos resultados obtidos nos ensaios nas machambas. Pretende-se que este manual seja usado pelos cientistas agrícolas quando eles fazem ...
A formulacao de recomendacaos a partir de dados agronomicos No.3
(CIMMYT Programa de Economia, 2001)