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Economics of wheat production in Bangladesh
This paper reports the results of a study undertaken to assess the economics of wheat production in Bangladesh, In financial terms, bore (winter) rice is the most profitable crop in irrigated zones, but wheat often generates ...
Factors associated with small-scale agricultural machinery adoption in Bangladesh : census findings
There is strong advocacy for agricultural machinery appropriate for smallholder farmers in South Asia. Such ‘scale-appropriate’ machinery can increase returns to land and labour, although the still substantial capital ...
Enhancing smallholder access to agricultural machinery services : lessons from Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Resource poor smallholders in developing countries often lack access to capital goods such as farm machinery. Enabling adequate access through machinery services can thereby significantly contribute to food security and ...
Measuring the potential for sustainable intensification of aquaculture in Bangladesh using life cycle assessment
(National Academy of Sciences, 2018)
Food production is a major driver of global environmental change and the overshoot of planetary sustainability boundaries. Greater affluence in developing nations and human population growth are also increasing demand for ...
Putting the poorest farmers in control of disseminating improved wheat seed: a strategy to accelerate technology adoption and alleviate poverty in Bangladesh
This paper reports on a ?bottom-up? system of wheat seed technology transfer that was piloted in north?west Bangladesh with 45 mainly marginal (food insecure) farming families during the 2004?2005 wheat season, then scaled ...