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Food security as a gender issue: why are female-headed households worse off compared to similar male-headed counterparts?
The centrality of gender equity for inclusive development is a concept that is not contestable. The manifestations of inequality predicated on gender are myriad. These range from unequal access to educational opportunities, ...
Managing vulnerability to drought and enhancing livelihood resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Technological, institutional and policy options
Agriculture and the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are highly sensitive to climatic variability. Drought, in particular, represents one of the most important natural factors contributing to malnutrition and famine ...
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. ...
El modelo ADR del PESA
(SAGARPA; FAO; CIMMYT, 2014)
The changing living standard of farmers in the Yaqui Valley: looking beyond the "Green Revolution"
(CIMMYT; The World Food Prize, 2014)
The World Food Prize Youth Institute sponsors a seminar through which students are able to research a topic related to food security and present it for discussion at the annual conference. This year, The World Food IPhoto: ...
Cobertura de los servicios de extensionismo en Mexico: ¿Que lograr? ¿Como lograrlo? ¿A traves de quien lograrlo?
(Red Mexicana por la Agricultura Familiar y Campesina; SAGARPA; FAO; CIMMYT, 2014)
Administración de empresas productoras de semilla en África
Las empresas productoras de semillas representan una forma empresarial que está emergiendo de manera vertiginosa en África. El sector de semillas africano ha visto el surgimiento y, en ocasiones, la desaparición, tanto a ...
Maize landraces and adaptation to climate change in Mexico
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
The use of improved maize varieties in Tanzania
(Academic Journals, 2014)
Quantifying the impact of weather extremes on global food security: A spatial bio-economic approach
This study uses a spatial bio-economic modelling framework to estimate the impact of the 2012 weather extreme in the USA on food security in the developing world. The study also quantifies the potential effects of a similar ...