Cover Rao Thesis

Essays on Agricultural Production, Risk, and Productivity

Publication Date: February, 2015

This dissertation takes two different research perspectives to address the central theme of agricultural production and productivity.

Climate Risk Management Through Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: September, 2011

Empirical evidence has shown that farmers can adapt to climate change by using sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices that provide local mitigation benefits, reducing or offsetting the negative effects of climate change at the level of the plot, farm, or even landscape. However, adaptation to climate change using SLWM practices in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low. This study was conducted to examine the impact of government policies on adaptation to climate change.

[Mali] Recensement General De L'Agriculture (RGA) Campagne Agricole 2004-2005, Resultats Definitifs, Volume II: Rapport Detaille

Publication Date: September, 2007

This report from the 2004/2005 General Census of Agriculture for Mali provides detailed statistical tables.

[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003: Volume IV: Gender Profile of Smallholder Rural Agriculture Population in Tanzania Mainland

Publication Date: July, 2007

This thematic report covers the gender profile for the agriculture sector in Tanzania for crops at national and regional levels.

[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003: Volume VI, Large Scale Commercial Farms in Tanzania Mainland

Publication Date: July, 2007

This report provides detailed description of the state of large farms in Tanzania for the agriculture year 1st October 2002 to 30th September 2003.

[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003: Small Holder Agriculture, Volume II: Crop Sector - National Report

Publication Date: June, 2006

At the end of the 2002/03 Agriculture Year, the National Bureau of Statistics and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician in Zanzibar conducted the Agriculture Sample Census for 2002/2003. For the crop sub-sector, the census collected detailed data on all annual and permanent crops.

[Rwanda] Resultats De L'Enquete Nationale Agricole 1984, Volume 1

Publication Date: January, 1985

This report provides the methodology and results from the 1984 survey of national agriculture for Rwanda.

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