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Different ways to cut a cake: comparing expert-based and statistical typologies to target sustainable intensification technologies, a case-study in Southern Ethiopia
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Understanding farm diversity is essential to delineate recommendation domains for new technologies, but diversity is a subjective concept, and can be described differently depending on the way it is perceived. Historically, ...
Food security, sweet potato production, and proximity to markets in northern Ghana
(Canadian Science Publishing, 2017)
Debates concerning how to achieve food security tend to fall into one of two camps. The first is that high-technology, market-oriented approaches promise to enhance agricultural productivity and improve food security. The ...
Agricultural technology adoption, seed access constraints and commercialization in Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2011)
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers? decisions to adopt agricultural technologies and the causal impact of adoption on farmers? integration into output market using data obtained from a random cross-section ...
Outlook of future climate in northwestern Ethiopia
Climate change is described as the most universal and irreversible environmental problem facing the planet Earth. While climate change is already manifesting in Ethiopia through changes in temperature and rainfall, its ...
Beyond climate-smart agriculture: toward safe operating spaces for global food systems
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Agriculture is considered to be "climate-smart" when it contributes to increasing food security, adaptation and mitigation in a sustainable way. This new concept now dominates current discussions in agricultural development ...
Farm production, market access and dietary diversity in Malawi
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
The association between farm production diversity and dietary diversity in rural smallholder households was recently analysed. Most existing studies build on household-level dietary diversity indicators calculated from 7d ...
Understanding households’ choice of cooking fuels: evidence from urban households in Pakistan
(MIT Press Journals, 2020)
Pathways from research on improved staple crop germplasm to poverty reduction for smallholder farmers
Innovations to improve staple crop germplasm can reduce poverty and otherwise improve farmer livelihoods through complex and multiple pathways. This paper reviews the evidence for one prominent pathway—through increased ...