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World Bank [2011-04]
Low-income, food-deficit countries have become especially concerned about the global and national food situation over the past three years. While the proximate cause of this heightened concern was the surge in food prices that began in 2006 and peaked in mid-2008, concerns remain for other reasons, among them the higher market-clearing price levels that now seem to prevail, continuing p ...
SUBJECT: new technology; consumer demand; degree of mechanization; food losses; farm
World Bank [2009-10]
The impact of state trading enterprises (STEs) on domestic and international grain markets has been studied extensively over the years, generating a considerable body of theoretical and empirical evidence. The aim of this note is to draw on this body of evidence to analyze possible options for Russia's future state involvement in grain trade. The note covers the following three parts: i ...
SUBJECT: competitiveness; security interests; global markets; monopoly rents; pure profit
World Bank 
Agriculture is a very important socioeconomic sector in Kazakhstan. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (GRK) introduced a national compulsory crop insurance scheme in 2005 in order to provide grain producers and other farmers with a minimum level of protection against catastrophic climatic events. The overall objective of the current study is to assist the GRK in improving the ...
SUBJECT: soils; poor farmers; crop insurance scheme; allocation; international reinsurance
Giertz, Asa et al. 
Agriculture is the dominant sector of the economy, contributing a third of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and about half of Rwanda’s export earnings. The government of Rwanda has therefore made agricultural development a priority and allocated significant resources to improving productivity, expanding the livestock sector, promoting sustainable land management, and developin ...
SUBJECT: consumer demand; agricultural extension; cassava processing; dry season; cropping patterns
Iwamoto, M. [nov1981]
SUBJECT: geraniales; physical states; essential oil crops; ornamental trees; economic plants
POSTED TO: Nogyo oyobi Engei [0369-5247]
Chuma, Y. et al. [oct1981]
SUBJECT: arroz; legumineuse; propiedades fisico-quimicas; contenido de humedad; chemicophysical properties
POSTED TO: Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture - Kyushu University (Japan) [0023-6152]
Comprehensive Assessment of the Agriculture Sector in Liberia : Volume 2, Sub-sector Reports, Part I
Ministry of Agriculture [2007-01-01]
The overall objective of the Comprehensive Assessment of the Agricultural Sector (CAAS) is to provide an evidence base to enable appropriate strategic policy responses by the Government of Liberia (GoL) and its development partners in order to maximize the contribution of the agriculture sector to the Government's overarching policy objectives. Given the strong relationship between grow ...
SUBJECT: juices; fish farmers; agricultural extension; dry season; farm
Thirayut Klinsukon [mar1982]
SUBJECT: toxinas; aliment pour animaux; legumineuse; legumineuse fourragere; leguminosae
POSTED TO: Chumthang Kaset (Thailand)
Smale, Melinda et al. [2011-05-01]
There have been numerous episodes of widespread adoption of improved seed and long-term achievements in the development of the maize seed industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. This summary takes a circumspect view of technical change in maize production. Adoption of improved seed has continued to rise gradually, now representing an estimated 44 percent of maize area in Eastern and Southern Af ...
SUBJECT: logistics; poor farmers; urban consumers; cereal production; agricultural extension
Danylenko, A.S. 
Results of research carried out by scientists of educational establishments and research institutions of agrarian profile of Ukraine on actual problems of plant production and farming are elucidated in the present collection of scientific papers. The collection as a whole comprises 34 papers, each provided with the Ukrainian abstract at the beginning of the paper and those Russian and English ...
SUBJECT: technologie appropriee; cultivos comerciales; plant production; sistemas de cultivo; agricultura tradicional
POSTED TO: Ahrobiolohiya: Zbirnyk Naukovykh Prats (Ukraine)