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The Tunisian wheat sector in the new liberalization scenario
This study explores the likely effects of trade liberalization on the wheat value chain in Tunisia. The objectives are to: i) generate quantitative and qualitative information on the performance of wheat producers and the ...
The maize seed system in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities in drought prone areas
This study examines how the performance of the maize seed system in Ethiopia affects small-scale farmers’ access to and use of improved maize varieties. Particular emphasis is given to the drought-prone agro-ecologies ...
Farmers, consumers and gatekeepers and their attitudes towards biotechnology
In 1999, a project to develop insect resistance maize for Africa was launched. Social scientists from this team used participatory rural appraisals, consumer studies, a baseline and gatekeeper survey to study the awareness ...
Impact of agricultural extension services on technology adoption and crops yield: empirical evidence from Pakistan
The present study was carried out in the rice-wheat area of Pakistani Punjab. The data for the study was collected from three main districts of central Punjab Province i.e. Gujranwala, Sheikhupura and Hafizabad. In total ...