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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 [...]
   

Land use change, poverty and carbon sequestration

L. Lipper, R. Cavatassi [ 2004 ]
In this article, we seek to identify where the greatest potential for synergies between carbon sequestration and poverty alleviation lie [...]
   
This book summarizes research conducted from 1994 to 2001 to develop a new concept and the tools needed for site-specific [...]