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Multi-level socioecological drivers of agrarian change: longitudinal evidence from mixed rice-livestock-aquaculture farming systems of Bangladesh
Coastal systems are facing natural and human-driven change coupled with a rising population. With increasing shifts in socioecological conditions during the past several decades, it is important to understand how socioecological ...
Farming on the fringe: shallow groundwater dynamics and irrigation scheduling for maize and wheat in Bangladesh’s coastal delta
Further efforts are needed to combat poverty and agricultural productivity problems in the delta region of Bangladesh. Sustainable intensification of crop production through irrigation and production of cash crops such as ...
Scaling appropriate agricultural mechanization worldwide: two-wheel tractors and smallholders farmers
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; USAID; Australian Government, [2013?])
Does size matter? A critical review of meta-analysis in agronomy
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Intended to test broad hypotheses and arrive at unifying conclusions, meta-analysis is the process of extracting, assembling, and analyzing large quantities of data from multiple publications to increase statistical power ...
Axial flow pumps can reduce energy use and costs for low-lift surface water irrigation in Bangladesh
With conventional centrifugal pumps (CEN), less than 50% of southern Bangladesh’s farmers invest in dry season irrigation, partly due to high and continually increasing diesel energy costs. Diesel pump efficiencies in ...
What Contribution Can Surface Water Irrigation Make to Sustainable Crop Intensification in Bangladesh’s Feed the Future Zone?
(CIMMYT; IFPRI; USAID; IRRI, 2016)
Global food requirements are projected to increase until 2050. In South Asia, averagewheat, maize and rice yields have however increased by only 2.2 percent, 1.4 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively, since the 1960s.1 ...
Mind the Gender Gap in Farmers’ Preferences for Weather-Index Insurance
Weather-related risks are major sources of farm income fluctuations for rural households in low-income countries. To buffer against such risks and to encourage investment in intensified and high-value production, weather-index ...