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Climate change skepticism and index versus standard crop insurance demand in coastal Bangladesh
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
This paper investigates if climate change skepticism, farmers’ fatalistic beliefs, and insurance plan design influence interest in crop weather insurance. While studies of the influence of fatalism on disaster preparedness ...
Standard protocol for the evaluation of surface water irrigation pumps in South Asia
This procedural document details how to reliably and accurately measure water discharge flowrates, total dynamic head, fuel consumption, power input parameters, in addition to fuel efficiency-related variables, for the ...
Application of a bias-corrected meta-frontier approach and an endogenous switching regression to analyze the technical efficiency of conservation tillage for wheat in South Asia
(Springer Verlag, 2018)
Conservation tillage (CT) options are among the most rapidly spreading land preparation and crop establishment techniques globally. In South Asia, CT has spread dramatically over the last decade, a result of strong policy ...
Scientists set new regional climate services agenda
Mental models and the potential for crop intensification in coastal Bangladesh: how do farmers’ perceptions reflect proposed agricultural development pathways?
The expanded use of surface water for irrigation, intensified farm management, and double cropping have been highlighted by the Government of Bangladesh as policy priorities and development imperatives in the coastal ...
Self-propelled multi-crop reaper for service providers: experiential learning modules for sustainable intensification and agricultural service provision
This training uses an experiential and hands-on modular format. It is based on a foundation of experiential and hands-on work, combined with discussion and reflection among participants. This means that although the ...
Self-propelled multi-crop reaper for mechanics: experiential learning modules for sustainable intensification and agricultural service provision
The self-propelled multi-crop reaper is an innovative machine suitable for smallholder farmers growing small- and medium-grain crops like rice, wheat and barley. It can facilitate rapid and low-cost harvesting, and is of ...