Tag: technology adoption

Are there systematic gender differences in the adoption of sustainable agricultural intensification practices? Evidence from Kenya

Published in  Food Policy 49 (1) : 117-127, 2014  Ndiritua, S.W.; Kassie, M.; Shiferaw, B. This paper uses sex-disaggregated survey data at the plot level to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of multiple sustainable intensification practices (SIPs) in Kenya. We analyze...

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Crops that feed the world 10. Past successes and future challenges to the role played by wheat in global food security

Published in Food Security 5 (3) : 291-317, 2013 Shiferaw, B.; Smale, M.; Braun, H.J.; Duveiller, E.; Reynolds, M.P.; Muricho, G. Wheat is fundamental to human civilization and has played an outstanding role in feeding a hungry world and improving global food security. The crop contributes about 20 %...

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Adoption analysis of resource-conserving technologies in rice (Oryza sativa)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system of South Asia

Published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 82(5): 405-409, 2012 Ram Singh, Erenstein Olaf, Yashpal Singh Saharawat, Neelam Chaudhary, M. L. Jat The bread and rice baskets of South Asia feeding 20% of world population are showing stalled production due to fatigued natural resource bases....

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Improving market access and agricultural productivity growth in Africa: what role for producer organizations and collective action institutions?

Published in  Food Security 3(4): 475-489, 2011 Improving market access and agricultural productivity growth in Africa: what role for producer organizations and collective action institutions? Bekele Shiferaw, Jon Hellin and Geoffrey Muricho The history of producer organizations in sub-Saharan Africa...

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