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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. ...
Presentación general del programa de socioeconomía
Too much to handle? Pesticide dependence of smallholder vegetable farmers in Southeast Asia
This study aimed to understand farmers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding agricultural pest management and synthetic pesticide use in Southeast Asia. Data were used from 900 farm households producing leaf mustard ...
Economic outlook of maize in Pakistan
Occupation choice in the agricultural and non-agricultural sectors by the rural youth and females in Bhutan
(Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, 2017)
Using the information from the Bhutan Living Standard Surveys 2003, 2007 and 2012, and modeling occupation choice as a function of the characteristics of the sampled respondents, this study examines the agriculture and ...
The art and science of plant breeding
Tipping points in development domains using a gender lens
The situation of women in the agribusiness sector in Africa
(Ndede Amadi & Henry Bwisa, 2017)
This practical note syntheses the proceedings of a gender forum on women in agribusiness, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya in April 2015. The workshop session of the forum focused on two themes: financing options and ...