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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 ...
Institutionalizing the role of the economist in national agricultural research institutes
The evolution of the role of economists in agricultural research institutes (ARIs) over the past two decades is described. A framework for determining relevant research activities for economists in ARIs is presented, with ...
Farmer plant breeding from a biological perspective: implications for collaborative plant breeding
Plant breeding by research has become increasingly isolated from the plant breeding of farmers. Collaborative plant breeding (CPB) offers the possibility of bringing these two plant breeding traditions together to increase ...
International agricultural research: the next 25 years. On the occasion of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary 1966-1991
On December 6, 1991, CIMMYT staff and distinguished guests gathered at EI Batan headquarters in Mexico to commemorate the 25th anniversary of CIMMYT's founding. Speakers, donor representatives, officials ofthe Mexican ...
La adopción de tecnologías agrícolas: guía para el diseño de encuestas
En este manual se presentan métodos para diseñar encuestas formales que miden y analizan la adopción de tecnologías agrícolas. En primer lugar se examinan las razones para realizar un estudio de adopción y los problemas ...