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Using an ethnographic approach, this study explores small-scale farmers’ perceived transaction costs in relation to maize seed acquisition in the [...]
   

Internal mobility and international migration in Albania

Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Marco Stampini, Stefano Trento, Alberto Zezza  [ 2004 ]
Using evidence from two recent data sources – the 2002 Albania Living Standards Measurement Survey (LSMS) and the 2001 Population [...]
   
As shown empirically for many transition economies, even small changes in assumptions on economies of size and adult equivalence scales [...]
   

National agricultural biotechnology research capacity in developing countries

Joel Cohen, John Komen, José Falck Zepeda  [ 2004 ]
Adequate public research capacity is key to the appropriate development of biotechnology, including genetically modified (GM) crops. While commercial crops [...]
   

Poverty, livestock and household typologies in Nepal

Irini Maltsoglou, Kiyoshi Taniguchi [ 2004 ]
Agriculture and livestock are key components of the livelihoods of the poor. Livestock make a substantial contribution to household livelihoods’ [...]
   

Food insecurity and vulnerability in Viet Nam: Profiles of four vulnerable groups

Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Service (ESAF) [ 2004 ]
This report documents the main findings of the vulnerable profiling work carried out in Viet Nam, in cooperation with national [...]
   
The full benefits of agricultural biotechnology will only be realized if consumers and food manufacturers consider it safe and beneficial. [...]
   

Food insecurity and vulnerability in Nepal: Profiles of seven vulnerable groups

Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Service, Christian Lovendal [ 2004 ]
This report documents the main findings of vulnerable group profiling work in Nepal. It identifies the characteristics and investigates the [...]
   
Global adoption of transgenic crops reached 67.7 million hectares in 2003 from 2.8 million in 1996. Delivery has occurred almost [...]
   
The pattern of crop genetic diversity has changed over the past two centuries with the modernization of agriculture, accelerating with [...]