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Accelerating the transfer of wheat breeding gains to farmers: a study of the dynamics of varietal replacement in Pakistan
This publication is the first in a new series of reports that document specific CIMMYT research efforts. This series is directed toward technical audiences, and each publication synthesizes the results of research that has ...
Returns to wheat research in Nepal
An economic surplus approach is used to analyze economic returns to wheat research (primarily breeding) in Nepal. During the past 30 years, investment in wheat research has generated an internal rate of return ranging from ...
Planning technologies appropriate to farmers: concepts and procedures
We have prepared this Manual for professionals involved in research on improving agricultural technology for farmers. We believe that it will be useful to both biological scientists and social scientists and that parts of ...
Technical change and wheat productivity in the Indian Punjab in the post green revolution period
Major changes in the wheat economy of Punjab State, India, since the Widespread adoption of modern varieties (MVs) in the early 1970s, are summarized from an analysis of trends in micro-level farm data and by using an index ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in the Enebssie area, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study in Enebssie area, Ethiopia, aimed to identify farmers' wheat seed acquisition and transfer mechanisms; explore problems related to those mechanisms; document the status of previously released wheat varieties; ...
Adoption of improved wheat technologies by small-scale farmers in Mbeya District, Southern Highlands, Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania; CIMMYT, 2001)
This study was conducted to gain an understanding of how small-scale farmers in Mbeya District have adopted improved wheat technologies promoted by the wheat research program at MARTI-Uyole. The specific objectives were ...
Modelos de los efectos globales de los cambios tecnológicos sobre la distribución de los ingresos en ambientes de producción favorecidos y marginales de Pakistán
Este estudio investiga los efectos de la difusión de tecnologías mejoradas para la producción de trigo sobre la distribución integral de los ingresos en Pakistán. Se presenta un modelo de mercados múltiples que captura los ...
Gender and innovation processes in wheat-based systems
(GENNOVATE; CIMMYT, 2017)
For more than half a century, wheat research for development has delivered highly valuable technologies. Some of these have had very large impacts, significantly improving productivity, food security and incomes. However, ...
Gender and innovation processes in Maize-Based Systems
For several decades maize research for development has delivered valuable improved technologies to poor farmers. Some of these innovations significantly enhanced productivity, food security, and incomes, while others have ...
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 ...