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Enhancing Productivity and Resource Conservation by Eliminating Inefficiency of Thai Rice Farmers: A Zero Inefficiency Stochastic Frontier Approach
The study first identified fully efficient farmers and then estimated technical efficiency of inefficient farmers, identifying their determinants by applying a Zero Inefficiency Stochastic Frontier Model (ZISFM) on a sample ...
Impacts of climate change, agroecology and socio-economic factorson agricultural land use diversity in Bangladesh (1948–2008)
The paper examines the impacts of climate change, agroecology and socio-economic factors on agricultural land use diversity (ALUD) using a panel data of 17 regions of Bangladesh covering a 61 year period (1948–2008) by ...
Measuring environmental sustainability in agriculture: A Composite Environmental Impact Index approach
The present study develops a composite environmental impact index (CEII) to evaluate the extent of environmental degradation in agriculture after successfully validating its flexibility, applicability and relevance as a ...
Investigating Multiple Domains of Household Livelihood Security: Insights from Urban Slums in Bangladesh
In this article, the authors construct indices of Household Livelihood Security (HLS) domains, namely, economic, food, health, and education securities and empowerment with data from 1,120 poor households in two urban ...
Profitability, input demand and output supply of mustard production in Bangladesh
(Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, 2016-03-31)
Exploring the potential of cassava in promoting agricultural growth in Nigeria
(German Institute for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics (DITSL GmbH), 2016-05-30)
Cassava is one of the major food crops in Nigeria, with multiple uses from human consumption to industrial applications. This study explores the potential of cassava in Nigerian agriculture based on a review of cassava ...