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  1. Library Resource

    A level playing field for farmers (Feature article)

    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2003
    Americas, Central America, Africa
  2. Library Resource

    the uphill push toward conservation agriculture

    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Southern Asia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, South-Eastern Asia, Guatemala, Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Yemen
  3. Library Resource

    Land characteristics cause differences in park impacts across Costa Rica

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Costa Rica
  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Central America, Guatemala

    With increasing urbanization, the percentage of women participating in the labor force and the percentage of households headed by single mothers have increased. Reliable and affordable child-care alternatives are thus becoming increasingly important in urban areas. The Hogares Comunitarios Program (HCP) was established in Guatemala City in 1991 as a direct response to the increasing need of poor urban dwellers for substitute childcare.

  5. Library Resource

    economics, indicators and environmental externalities in a Costa Rican watershed

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2001
    Central America, Northern America, Costa Rica

    The worsening degradation of natural resources urgently requires the adoption of more sustainable management practices. This need has led to growing interest and investment in monitoring systems for tracking the condition of natural resources. This study is concerned with the design of monitoring systems that have direct relevance for the management of natural resources. We call these Policy Relevant Monitoring Systems (PRMS). Such systems have several key characteristics.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    Mexico

    By 2050, climate change is likely to reduce maize production globally by 3–10 percent and wheat production in developing countries by 29–34 percent. Even without climate change, the real costs of wheat and maize will increase by 60 percent between 2000 and 2050; climate change could make the figure substantially greater. Food security, despite the above, may be possible if agricultural systems are transformed through improved seed, fertilizer, land use, and governance.

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