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Rice consumption and grain-type preference by household: a Bangladesh case
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Understanding clients, providers and the institutional dimensions of irrigation services in developing countries: a study of water markets in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated nations that nonetheless has largely achieved staple self-sufficiency. This development has been enabled in part by the rapid proliferation of small-scale irrigation pumps ...
COVID-19 induced economic loss and ensuring food security for vulnerable groups: policy implications from Bangladesh
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Perception and adoption of a new agricultural technology: evidence from a developing country
Adoption of new agricultural technologies is always at the center of policy interest in developing countries. In reality, despite the visible benefits of many of the new agricultural technologies, including machinery and ...
Factors associated with small-scale agricultural machinery adoption in Bangladesh: census findings
There is strong advocacy for agricultural machinery appropriate for smallholder farmers in South Asia. Such ‘scale-appropriate’ machinery can increase returns to land and labour, although the still substantial capital ...
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 ...
Threats of tar spot complex disease of maize in the United States of America and its global consequences
(Springer Verlag, 2019)
The emergence and spread of new crop diseases threatens the global food security situation. Phyllachora maydis, one of the three fungal pathogens involved in Tar Spot Complex (TSC) of maize, a disease native to Latin ...
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 ...
Understanding households’ choice of cooking fuels: evidence from urban households in Pakistan
(MIT Press Journals, 2020)