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Notes on the role of rural Pakistani women in farming in the Northwest frontier province
It is gradually being accepted that women in Pakistan make a direct contribution in the farming sector. The extent and nature of their contribution, however, is not fully known to development planners. In the past, very ...
Making a greener revolution: a nutrient delivery system for food production to address malnutrition through crop science
(Taylor & Francis, 2005)
During the 1970s, the Green Revolution basically used dwarfing genes in wheat and rice that allowed greater water and fertilizer efficiency which dramatically increased the cereal productivity and thus, increased human ...
Too much to handle? Pesticide dependence of smallholder vegetable farmers in Southeast Asia
This study aimed to understand farmers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding agricultural pest management and synthetic pesticide use in Southeast Asia. Data were used from 900 farm households producing leaf mustard ...
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 ...