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Sheep market participation of rural households in Western Ethiopia
Sheep production is an integral part of the subsistence crop-livestock based livelihoods of the Ethiopian highlands and plays a crucial role in economic development and poverty reduction. This study analyzed determinants ...
Quantifying the impact of weather extremes on global food security: A spatial bio-economic approach
This study uses a spatial bio-economic modelling framework to estimate the impact of the 2012 weather extreme in the USA on food security in the developing world. The study also quantifies the potential effects of a similar ...
Wealth, education and cooking-fuel choices among rural households in Pakistan
Clean and modern fuel for cooking is essential for safeguarding good health for women and children and enhancing the well-being of people in the least developed countries. A large section of the rural population in the ...
Social inclusion increases with time for zero-tillage wheat in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains
Sustainable intensification (SI) approaches to agricultural development are urgently needed to meet the growing demand for crop staples while protecting ecosystem services and environmental quality. However, SI initiatives ...
Multi‐site bundling of drought tolerant maize varieties and index insurance
Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties (DTMV) and Rainfall Index Insurance (RII) are potential complements, though with limited empirical basis. We employ a multivariate spatial framework to investigate the potential for bundling ...
Leaving no one behind : how women seize control of wheat–maize technologies in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Bangladesh is strongly committed to the “leave no one behind” principle of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. However, social norms and institutional biases in agricultural organisations can prevent indigenous peoples ...
Food security and agriculture in the Western Highlands of Guatemala
Small businesses, potentially large impacts : the role of fertilizer traders as agricultural extension agents in Bangladesh
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)
Maize crop nutrient input requirements for food security in sub-Saharan Africa
(Elsevier; Elsevier, 2019)