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Know what drives the adoption of climate-smart agriculture across different scales.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Läderach, P. & Mwongera, C. & Lamanna, C. & Acosta, M. & Ampaire, E. & Eitzinger, A. & Mwungu, C. & Shikuku, K. & Twyman, J. & Winowiecki, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Recognizing successful climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices is not enough for them to be adopted at scale. Data shows that CSA adoption depends ...

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Factors affecting the adoption of forage technologies in smallholder dairy production systems in Lushoto, Tanzania.

Published online: 05 Dec 2018

Authors: Ndah, H. T. & Schuler, J. & Nkwain, V. N. & Nzogela, B. & Mangesho, W. & Mollel, R. & Loina, R. & Paul, B. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Despite population pressure and the urgent need for dairy production to be doubled by 2050, there is still a significant deficit in milk production in...

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The impact of safety nets on technology adoption: a difference-in-differences analysis.

Published online: 29 Jun 2016

Authors: Alem, Y. & Broussard, N. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper contributes to a growing body of empirical literature relating credit constraints and incomplete insurance to investment decisions. We use ...

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Overcoming barriers to the adoption of climate-friendly practices in agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jul 2017

Authors: Wreford, A. & Ignaciuk, A. & Gruère, G.

Content type: Bulletin

Considerable efforts have been devoted to understanding and developing technologies and practices that can help the agricultural sector reduce its gre...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa the case of Ghana.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Chapoto, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy in 2009 was developed to double rice production by 2018 with a 10 percent annual increase and to reduce o...

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Interaction between crop insurance and technology adoption decisions: the case of wheat farmers in Chile.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Salazar, C. & Jaime, M. M. & Pinto, C. F. & Acuña, A. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines relationships between crop insurance participation and input technology decisions among Chilean wheat farmers. Using nation-wide f...

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Development, adoption, and management of drought-tolerant corn in the United States.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: McFadden, J. & Smith, D. & Wechsler, S. & Wallander, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Drought, a recurring source of crop yield losses and crop failure, often prompts Federal natural disaster and crop insurance payments to U.S. farmers....

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Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Comstock, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Government of Malawi is in the process of developing its National Agricultural Extension Strategy. Two rounds of national household and community ...

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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning.

Published online: 28 Mar 2018

Authors: Singh, N. P. & Arathy Ashok & Pavithra, S. & Balaji, S. J. & Bhawna Anand & Khan, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper attempts to mainstream climate change adaptation planning into on-going agricultural development programmes in India. A primary survey cond...

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