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Norman E. Borlaug: the green revolution, peace and humanity: speech delivered upon receipt of the 1970 Nobel Prize, Oslo Norway, 1970
In his book "The Green Revolution" Dr. Borlaug relates that the Mexican wheat program aimed at clarifying all the factors that hampered production. Furthermore, the idea was to train young scientists in all scientific ...
Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP): soil carbon and fertility impact assessment
(Cornell University, 2016)
Ethiopia’s climate smart initiative (CSI) aims to integrate the implications of climate change into Productive Safety Net Programs (PSNP) activities, and systems to strengthen this important social safety net program, and ...
Crop-livestock interactions in smallholder farming systems and their implications for the adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Kenya
(KALRO; CIMMYT, 2015)
This study was conducted as part of the project titled: ‘Enhancing Total Farm Productivity in Smallholder Conservation Agriculture-Based Systems in Eastern Africa’. Its purpose is to inform agronomists and other project ...
How to evaluate cropping management practices: the cook book
Soil compaction is a form of physical soil degradation where an increase in soil bulk density, and a decline in percentage and stability of aggregates as well as porosity and pore continuity, is verified (Kooistra and ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
Collective action for the conservation of on-farm genetic diversity in a center of crop diversity: an assessment of the role of traditional farmers' networks
(IFPRI; CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2005)
This project explored the possible role of collective action among small-scale farmers in managing and maintaining genetic resources in a center of crop diversity. It focused on the local institutions that ensure the supply ...
Investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible en las laderas mesoamericanas
(IICA; IFPRI; CIMMYT, 1997)
En los últimos años ha surgido un fuerte interés por parte de los investigadores de Centro América y México, por la investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible y el manejo de los recursos naturales (MRN) ...
Framework, guidelines and governance for designing local adaptation plan of action to mainstream climate smart villages in India
The major challenges being faced by Agriculture globally are degradation of natural resources and increasing frequency of climate change induced risks. In pre-green revolution period, the farmers practiced a more resilient ...
Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: a survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
Access to reliable, timely and relevant information can help significantly and in many ways to reduce farmers’ risk and uncertainty, empowering them to make good decisions. However, whether or not this access leads to ...