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Participation in rural land rental markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: who benefits and by how much? evidence from Malawi and Zambia
(Oxford University Press; Agricultural and Applied Economics Association; Wiley, 2016)
We use nationally representative household-level panel survey data in two neighboring countries in Southern Africa—Zambia and Malawi—to characterize the current status of rural land rental market participation by smallholder ...
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 ...
Climate change impacts and potential benefits of heat-tolerant maize in South Asia
(Springer Verlag, 2016)
Maize is grown by millions of smallholder farmers in South Asia (SA) under diverse environments. The crop is grown in different seasons in a year with varying exposure to weather extremes, including high temperatures at ...
Agricultural technology adoption, commercialization and smallholder rice farmers’ welfare in rural Nigeria
(SpringerOpen; Springer Verlag; Società Italiana di Economia Agraria, 2016)
This study assessed the determinants of intensity of adoption of Improved Rice Varieties (IRVs) and the effect of market participation on farmers’ welfare in Nigeria using the Tobit and Heckman two-stage models, respectively. ...
Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP): soil carbon and fertility impact assessment
(Cornell University, 2016)
Gender and Agricultural Innovation Platforms (AIPs)
Translating the impact of quality protein maize into improved nutritional status for Ethiopian children: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2016)
ackground: Linear growth failure is the most common form of undernutrition. Childhood stunting impairs human development and health and productivity in adulthood. Ethiopia has a high prevalence of stunting, with diets ...