Setting the Economic Scene

Publication Date: May, 2009

In this chapter we present a quantitative retrospective on the agricultural economies in LAC, the region’s population and food consumption patterns, and its agricultural trade trends.

The Sciences and Art of Adaptive Management

Adaptive Watershed Management in the South American Highlands: Learning and Teaching on the Fly

Publication Date: January, 2009
The purpose of this chapter is to describe an effort to manage the complex systems in the water-sheds of Bolivar Province, Ecuador, that was part of the United States Agency for International Dev

Adoption of Conservation-Tillage Practices and Herbicide-Resistant Seed in Cotton Production

Publication Date: January, 2009

Agricultural Resource Management Survey data for 2003 were used to estimate logit models for adoption of conservation-tillage practices and herbicide-resistant/stacked-gene cottonseed in the United States.

Simultaneous Diffusion of Herbicide Resistant Cotton and Conservation Tillage

Publication Date: January, 2009

This study used state-level data from 1997-2002 to econometrically estimate factors explaining the diffusion of two technologies by US cotton producers: herbicide-resistant (HR) cotton seed varieties and conservation tillage.

[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.

Drivers of Change in Global Agriculture

Publication Date: February, 2008

This paper develops a country×farming systems typology for exploring the linkages between human needs, agriculture and the environment, and for assessing options for addressing future food security, land use and ecosystem service challenges facing different societies around the world.

[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.

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