Recent Submissions

  • Title: Modeling Producer Responses with Dynamic Programming: A Case for Adaptive Crop Management 

    Author: Boussios, David; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2019-01-01
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Past research found agricultural producers’ conditional responses during the growing season are important adaptations to weather and other stochastic events. Failing to recognize these responses overstates the risks ...
  • Title: Adoption and impacts of improved varieties and seed demand analysis 

    Author: Yigezu, Yigezu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0002-0698-689X; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-02-28
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Open access
    There is very limited information about the national level adoption of improved wheat varieties in Morocco. With the exception of some estimates based on secondary data, the same is true for household, regional and national ...
  • Title: CGIAR Outcome/ Impact Case Study Template 

    Author: CGIAR Consortium, Office
    Date: 2016-12-31
    Type: Template
    Status: Open access
    CGIAR Outcome/ Impact Case Study Template
  • Title: Is DNA Fingerprinting the Gold Standard for Estimation of Adoption and Impacts? A Case of Lentils in Bangladesh 

    Author: Yigezu, Yigezu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0002-0698-689X; 0000-0002-9236-4949; 0000-0002-9074-4876; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-11-28
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    In the early 1980s, disease susceptibility in short-season lentil landraces began to limit productivity in areas where relay cropping took place in Bangladesh. Since then, several improved high-yielding lentil varieties, ...
  • Title: Adoption and Impacts of Improved Wheat Varieties in Morocco 

    Author: ICARDA, Communication Team
    Date: 2017-01-15
    Type: Internal Report
    Status: Open access
    This paper aims at providing credible evidence for the current levels of adoption of improved wheat varieties and their impacts. The paper also provides evidence on farmer utilization of seeds and evaluates the validity ...
  • Title: Impact of ICARDA Research on Australian Agriculture 

    Author: Brennan, John; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID
    Date: 2002-01-31
    Type: Internal Report
    Status: Open access
    The project, “Impact of ICARDA Research on Australian Agriculture”, was developed with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry ...
  • Title: Political Economy of the Wheat Sector in Morocco: Seed Systems, Varietal Adoption, and Impacts 

    Author: Bishaw, Zewdie; 0000-0003-1763-3712; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0003-0873-4394; 0000-0001-9156-7691; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-02-28
    Type: Book
    Status: Open access
    This book, Political Economy of the Wheat Sector in Morocco: Seed Systems, Varietal Adoption, and Impacts, documents the studies conducted on the wheat sector in general. It also documents the wheat seed system, its adoption ...
  • Title: Identification of strategies to improve goat marketing in the lowlands of Ethiopia: a hedonic price analysis 

    Author: Yitayew, Asresu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0001-7430-4291; 0000-0001-5914-0487; 0000-0002-0035-471X; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-07-11
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    This article aims at identifying factors that determine market prices of goats and analyse potential mechanisms by which smallholder goat producers could maximize their benefits. Data on 357 farm households and 2103 goat ...
  • Title: Towards Appraising the Impact of Legume Research 

    Author: ISPC, Secretariat
    Date: 2014-08-31
    Type: Brief
    Status: Open access
    This Impact Brief (No 44) is based on the Legumes Synthesis Report that documents the most important cases of farmers adopting new varieties, and the economic, social and environmental impacts of legume technologies developed ...
  • Title: Bio-economic analysis of dual-purpose management of winter cereals in high and low input production systems 

    Author: Ates, Serkan; 0000-0001-6825-3248; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0001-6316-7981; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-08-17
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Limited access
    Dual-purpose (DP) management of cereals holds promise to reduce the feed gap and to better integrate crop and livestock systems especially in drylands where forage deficit is severe. However, there is limited information ...
  • Title: In Arabian Peninsula - Enhancing livelihoods and food security through sustainable natural resource management (R4D) 

    Author: Al-Aqil, Mansour Mohamed; 0000-0002-5946-7540; ORCID
    Date: 2017-11-01
    Type: Brief
    Status: Open access
    Smallholder farmers in the Arabian Peninsula region face several constraints, including extreme aridity, limited water resources, erratic rainfall, salinization, and increased desertification due to wind and water erosion. ...
  • Title: Economic Impact of International and National Lentil Improvement Research in Developing Countries 

    Author: Aw-Hassan, Aden A.; 0000-0002-9236-4949; 0000-0002-2822-1097; 0000-0002-9074-4876; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2003-01-31
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Lentils, one of humanity’s oldest food crops, originated in the Fertile Crescent of the Near East (Webb and Hawtin, 1981). As a food, lentils provide valuable protein and, unlike several other food legumes, few anti-nutritional ...
  • Title: The Impact of International and National Investment in Barley Germplasm Improvement in the Developing Countries 

    Author: Aw-Hassan, Aden A.; 0000-0002-9236-4949; 0000-0002-2822-1097; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2003-01-31
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Barley grain is used for animal feed, malt and food for human consumption. Archaeological evidence shows that barley was used in human food several thousand years ago (Bhatty, 1992). Although replaced by wheat and rice in ...
  • Title: Modelling land-use decisions in production systems involving multiple crops and varieties 

    Author: Yigezu, Yigezu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0001-7430-4291; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-09-01
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Open access
    This paper argues and provides empirical evidence that trade-offs and/or complementarities are inherent in technological options that shape the adoption of and land-use decisions in production systems involving multiple ...
  • Title: Profitability Analysis of Zero Tillage among Smallholder Farm Households in the Karak Region of Jordan 

    Author: Akroush, Samia; 0000-0002-9156-7082; ORCID
    Date: 2015-12-01
    Type: Working Paper
    Status: Open access
    There is rich literature on the biophysical benefits of zero tillage (ZT) while that on its economic benefits, especially in the context of small and medium-scale farmers, is scanty. Using a combination of Propensity Score ...
  • Title: ICARDA. Ex post Impact Assessment of Natural Resource Management Technologies in Crop–Livestock Systems in Dry Areas of Morocco and Tunisia 

    Author: Shideed, Kamel; 0000-0002-2822-1097; 0000-0003-4844-5423; 0000-0001-5086-354X; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2007-11-30
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Alley-cropping systems using fodder shrubs (Atriplex (sandbush) and cactus (Opuntia ficus indica)) have been introduced in the marginal lands of Morocco and Tunisia through a natural resource management project coordinated ...
  • Title: Enhancing adoption of agricultural technologies requiring high initial investment among smallholders 

    Author: Yigezu, Yigezu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0002-0698-689X; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-06-20
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Open access
    Low and slow adoption of improved agricultural technologies among smallholders often frustrate technology development and promotion efforts in the developing world. That is especially true for technologies requiring high ...
  • Title: Returns to Policy-Oriented Agricultural Research: The Case of Barley Fertilization in Syria 

    Author: Ahmed, Mohamed; 0000-0002-2822-1097; ORCID
    Date: 2010-08-21
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    In 1984, ICARDA and its Syrian partners initiated farming systems research that led to a change in national fertilizer allocation policy. Evidence is assessed on the policy influence of the fertilizer-response research and ...
  • Title: Food, income, and livelihoods: Impact of new agricultural technologies in Africa 

    Author: ICARDA, Communication Team
    Date: 2008-06-03
    Type: Brief
    Status: Open access
    Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Yemen have a combined population of 195 million, of whom 72% live in rural areas. All four economies are largely agriculture-based; but most farmers use traditional crop varieties and farming ...
  • Title: Fighting poverty: Impact of improved faba bean technologies in Africa 

    Author: ICARDA, Communication Team
    Date: 2008-06-03
    Type: Brief
    Status: Open access
    Faba bean is a key crop and a major source of dietary protein throughout North and North-east Africa. Demand is growing, fuelled by rapid population growth, and the gap between supply and demand continues to increase. ...

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