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.

[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2011/2012 (2004 E.C.) (September-December, 2011), Volume IV, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: May, 2012

The range of data items that the 2011/12 (2012 E.C) Agricultural Main season survey dealt with included land use area (crop area, fallow land, grazing land, wood land and other land use).

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.

[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2007/2008 (2000 E.C.) (September - December, 2007) Volume 4, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: July, 2008

This report comprises three parts. Part I contains the objectives of the annual survey. Part II deals with coverage of the survey, sample design, field organization and method of data collection and Part III includes summary of the results.

[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2004/2008), Volume I, Resultats du pre Recensement

Publication Date: June, 2008

This document focuses on the number of agricultural households, horticultural production, and water resources in Niger.

[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2005/2007), Volume V, Productivite du Cheptel Enclaves Pastorales et Transect

Publication Date: June, 2008

This census report for Niger includes information on households, farming practices and livestock production.

[Madagascar] Recensement de L'Agriculture (RA) Campagne Agricole 2004-2005, Tome III, Parcelles et Superficies des Cultures

Publication Date: October, 2007

This report from the 2004/2005 Census of Agriculture for Madagascar covers crop production.

[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.

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