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Maize diversity, poverty, and market access: lessons from Mexico
Crop genetic diversity and poverty are linked: first, resource-poor farmers often maintain genetic diversity; and second, crop diversity, when properly valued by the market, has the potential to alleviate poverty. This ...
Farmer practices and problems in N. Veracruz
Analisis de la productividad del maiz en el Estado de Mexico
(Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Coordinación de Revistas Institucionales, 2009)
El Estado de Mexico es uno de los productores mas importantes de maiz en Mexico pero no cubre el total de la demanda local; por lo que se realizo un analisis cuantitativo de su productividad, por lo cual se diseño y calibro ...
The dinamics of farmers' maize seed supply practices in the central valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico
What are the organizing principles that underlie and help shape farmers’ seed supply practices in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca? And what are the implications of these practices for maize genetic diversity and the ...
Maize diversity, rural development policy, and farmers' practices: lessons from Chiapas, Mexico
Maize diversity is important to the livelihoods of millions of farmers in Mexico, the crop's centre of origin; to maize breeders seeking new genetic material; and to producers and consumers worldwide. Key social processes ...
Specialty maize varieties in Mexico: a case study in market-driven agro-biodiversity conservation
There is growing interest in the extent to which market opportunities for local crops can bridge the gap between poverty alleviation and in situ conservation. We explore this issue through case studies of the blue and ...