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Agricultural extension, collective action and innovation systems: Lessons on network brokering from Peru and Mexico
Purpose: New approaches to extension service delivery are needed that stimulate increased agricultural production, contribute to collective action and which also foster the emergence of agricultural innovation systems. ...
The impact of conservation tillage on the productivity and stability of maize cropping systems: A case study in Western Mexico
This paper examines the economics of introducing conservation tillage into existing maize cropping systems in the state of Jalisco, in the western part of Mexico. A stochastic cost-benefit analysis (SCBA) of introducing ...
Integration of environmental, agronomic, and economic aspects of fertilizer management
Nitrogen fertilization is a substantial source of nitrogen-containing trace gases that have both regional and global consequences, In the intensive wheat systems of Mexico, typical fertilization practices lead to extremely ...
Diez años con el TLCAN : revisión de literatura y análisis de las respuestas de los agricultores de Sonora y Veracruz, México
(CIMMYT; Congressional Hunger Center, 2007)
Sustainable improvement of agricultural production systems in the mixteca region of Mexico
With support from the Conrad N. Hilton and Ford Foundations and in collaboration with three Mexican non-governmental organizations, the CIMMYT Natural Resources Group (NRG) worked with small-scale farmers in the impoverished, ...
Evaluación campesina del frijol de abono empleado como abono verde en Veracruz, México: Experimentación y beneficios esperados
En este estudio se investigan los factores vinculados con la decision de los agricultores de experimentar con el frijol de abono (Mucuna spp.), un abono verde, como cultivo intercalado con el maiz en tres aldeas de Veracruz, ...
Rural Mexico 10 years after the North American free trade agreement : coping with a landscape of changeEl México rural 10 años después de la firma del tratado de libre comercio de América del Norte : enfrentar un panorama de cambio
On the first day of 1994, Mexican agriculture and farmers' lives were slated to change. That was the day that the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA) came into effect. Signed by the governments of Canada, Mexico, ...
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