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Working Papers

2012

  1. Demand for Maize Hybrids, Seed Subsidies, and Seed Decisionmakers in Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in HarvestPlus Working Papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2012) Downloads
  2. Income and Poverty Impacts of USAID-Funded Programs to Promote Maize, Horticulture, and Dairy Enterprises in Kenya, 2004-2010
    Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
  3. Is Older Better? Maize Hybrid Change on Household Farms in Kenya
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    Also in Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Does Household Headship Affect Demand for Hybrid Maize Seed in Kenya? An Exploratory Analysis Based on 2010 Survey Data
    Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
  2. Maize revolutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. Agroenvironmental transformation in the Sahel: Another kind of “Green Revolution"
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Local markets, local varieties: Rising food prices and small farmers' access to seed
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Measuring the economic impacts of transgenic crops in developing agriculture during the first decade: Approaches, findings, and future directions
    Food policy reviews, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. Insecticide Use on Vegetables in Ghana: Would GM Seed Benefit Farmers?
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Seed value chains for Sorghum and Millet in Mali: A state-based system in transition
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Trading millet and sorghum genetic resources women vendors in the village fairs of San and Souentza, Mali
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Vegetable Production and Pesticide Use in Ghana: Would GM Varieties Have an Impact at the Farm Level?
    2007 Second International Conference, August 20-22, 2007, Accra, Ghana, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads

2007

  1. An economic assessment of banana genetic improvement and innovation in the Lake Victoria Region of Uganda and Tanzania
    Research reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Farmer preferences for Milpa diversity and genetically modified maize in Mexico: A latent class approach
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Environment and Development Economics (2009)
  3. Seed provision and dryland crops in the semiarid regions of Eastern Kenya
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The economic impact and the distribution of benefits and risk from the adoption of insect resistant (Bt) cotton in West Africa
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Combining revealed and stated preference methods to assess the private value of agrobiodiversity in Hungarian home gardens
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Farmer management of production risk on degraded lands: the role of wheat genetic diversity in Tigray Region, Ethiopia
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Gender, social capital and information exchange in rural Uganda
    CAPRi working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Development (2008)
  4. Local seed systems for millet crops in marginal environments of India: industry and policy perspectives
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Marketing Underutilized Plant Species for the Poor
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (5)
  6. Marketing underutilized plant species for the benefit of the poor: a conceptual framework
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  7. Parables: applied economics literature about the impact of genetically engineered crop varieties in developing economies
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  8. Wheat Diversity and Productivity in Indian Punjab After the Green Revolution
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2005

  1. Comparing farm and village-level determinants of millet diversity in marginal environments of India: the context of seed systems
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Farmer willingness to pay for seed-related information: rice varieties in Nigeria and Benin
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Environment and Development Economics (2007)
  3. Local Seed Markets and the Determinants of Crop Variety Diversity in Marginal Environments: The Case of Millet in Semi-Arid India
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Local seed systems and village-level determinants of millet crop diversity in marginal environments of India
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (12)
  5. On farm conservation of rice biodiversity in Nepal
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  6. On farm conservation of rice biodiversity in Nepal: a simultaneous estimation approach
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural Economics (2007)
  7. PRIVATE PARTICIPATION IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION IN NIGERIA AND BENIN: DETERMINING THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR INFORMATION
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  8. Sustainable Use and Management of Crop Genetic Resources: Landraces on Hungarian Small Farms
    Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Papers, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economics Downloads
  9. Using a Choice Experiment to Estimate the Demand of Hungarian Farmers for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity During Economic Transition
    Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Papers, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economics Downloads

2004

  1. Agri-Environmental Policies in a Transition Economy: Using a Choice Experiment to Value Agricultural Biodiversity on Hungarian Small Farms
    Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Downloads
  2. Agri-environmental policies in a transitional economy: the value of agricultural biodiversity in Hungarian home gardens
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. CROP BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR AFRICA: WHO WILL GAIN FROM BT MAIZE IN KENYA?
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  4. Conserving Crop Genetic Resources on Smallholder Farms in Hungary: Institutional Analysis
    Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Downloads
  5. International exchange of genetic resources, the role of information and implications for ownership: the case of the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Maize breeding in East and Southern Africa, 1900–2000
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  7. The Economic Impact in Developing Countries of Leaf Rust Resistance Breeding in CIMMYT-Related Spring Bread Wheat
    Economics Program Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (2)
  8. To reach the poor: results from the ISNAR-IFPRI Next Harvest study on genetically modified crops, public research, and policy implications
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  9. VARIETY DEMAND IN AN INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL HOUSEHOLD MODEL WITH ATTRIBUTES: IMPLICATIONS FOR EMERGING CROP BIOTECHNOLOGIES
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  10. Variety demand within the framework of an agricultural household model with attributes: the case of bananas in Uganda
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (13)

2003

  1. Determinants of Cereal Diversity in Communities and on Household Farms of the Northern Ethiopian Highlands
    Working Papers, Agricultural and Development Economics Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO - ESA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Maize in Eastern and Southern Africa: 'seeds' of success in retrospect
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (30)
  3. THE DETERMINANTS OF CEREAL CROP DIVERSITY ON FARMS IN THE ETHIOPIAN HIGHLANDS
    2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. The demand for crop genetic resources: international use of the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2002)

2000

  1. IDENTIFYING APPROPRIATE GERMPLASM FOR PARTICIPATORY BREEDING: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE CENTRAL VALLEYS OF OAXACA, MEXICO
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Using Ecological Indices and Economics to Explain Diversity in a Wheat Crop: Examples from Australia and China
    2000 Conference (44th), January 23-25, 2000, Sydney, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads

1999

  1. Breeder Demand for and Utilisation of Wheat Genetic Resources in Australia
    1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads
  2. Farmer Management of Maize Diversity in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico: CIMMYT/INIFAP 1998 Baseline Socioeconomic Survey
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Measurement of Crop Genetic Diversity in Economic Analysis
    1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Sources of Productivity Growth in Wheat: A Review of Recent Performance and Medium- to Long-Term Prospects
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (4)
  5. THE COST OF WHEAT DIVERSITY IN CHINA
    1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (3)
  6. The Private and Public Characteristics of Maize Land Races and the Area Allocation Decisions of Farmers in a Center of Crop Diversity
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Using Economics to Explain Spatial Diversity in a Wheat Crop: Examples from Australia and China
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Variety Choice by Australian Wheat Growers and Implications for Genetic Diversity
    1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. A Regional Analysis of Maize Biological Diversity in Southeastern Guanajuato, Mexico
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Farmers' Seed Selection Practices and Maize Variety Characteristics in a Traditionally-Based Mexican Community
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Institutional Change and Discontinuities in Farmers' Use of Hybrid Maize Seed and Fertilizer in Malawi: Findings from the 1996-97 CIMMYT/ MoALD Survey
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Optimal Search in Ex situ Collections of Wheat Genetic Resources
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (1)
  5. SEARCHING A GENE BANK: THE CASE OF WHEAT
    1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  6. VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS AND THE LAND ALLOCATION DECISIONS OF FARMERS IN A CENTER OF MAIZE DIVERSITY
    1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Farmers' Use of Improved Seed Selection Practices in Mexican Maize: Evidence and Issues from the Sierra de Santa Marta
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (1998)
  2. Organization and Performance of National Maize Seed Industries: A New Institutionalist Perspective
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The Contribution of Genetic Resources and Diversity to Wheat Productivity: A Case from the Punjab of Pakistan
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads

1996

  1. Understanding Global Trends in the Use of Wheat Diversity and International Flows of Wheat Genetic Resources
    Economics Working Papers, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Downloads View citations (9)

1994

  1. Cultural Endowments, Institutional Renovation and Technical Innovation: The "Groupements Naam" of Yatenga, Burkina Faso
    Bulletins, University of Minnesota, Economic Development Center Downloads

Journal Articles

2010

  1. The impact of participation in Diversity Field Fora on farmer management of millet and sorghum varieties in Mali
    Journal of Cooperatives, 2010, 04, (1) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Farmer preferences for milpa diversity and genetically modified maize in Mexico: a latent class approach
    Environment and Development Economics, 2009, 14, (04), 521-540 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Betting on cotton: Potential payoffs and economic risks of adopting transgenic cotton in West Africa
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2008, 02, (2) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Gender, social capital and information exchange in rural Uganda
    Journal of International Development, 2008, 20, (1), 35-52 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Modelling the Crop Variety Demand of Semi-Subsistence Households: Bananas in Uganda
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 59, (2), 329-349 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The role of agricultural cooperatives in sustaining the wheat diversity and productivity: the case of southern Italy
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2008, 39, (2), 161-174 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Wheat breeding, productivity and slow variety change: evidence from the Punjab of India after the Green Revolution *
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2008, 52, (4), 419-432 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Determinants of millet diversity at the household-farm and village-community levels in the drylands of India: the role of local seed systems
    Agricultural Economics, 2007, 36, (2), 157-167 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Determinants of social capital formation in rural Uganda: Implications for group-based agricultural extension approaches
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 01, (2) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Farmer management of production risk on degraded lands: the role of wheat variety diversity in the Tigray region, Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2007, 36, (2), 147-156 Downloads View citations (21)
  4. Farmer willingness to pay for seed-related information: rice varieties in Nigeria and Benin
    Environment and Development Economics, 2007, 12, (06), 799-825 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  5. On-Farm Conservation of Rice Biodiversity in Nepal: A Simultaneous Estimation Approach
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 58, (2), 242-259 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. A trait-based model of the potential demand for a genetically engineered food crop in a developing economy
    Agricultural Economics, 2006, 35, (3), 351-361 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Using a Choice Experiment to Estimate Farmers’ Valuation of Agrobiodiversity on Hungarian Small Farms
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2006, 34, (4), 439-469 Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Issues Facing Agricultural Technology Adoption in Developing Countries: Discussion
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (5), 1335-1336 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Rights and Access to Plant Genetic Resources under India's New Law
    Development Policy Review, 2004, 22, 423-442 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The economic determinants of cereal crop diversity on farms in the Ethiopian highlands
    Agricultural Economics, 2004, 31, (2-3), 197-208 Downloads View citations (15)

2003

  1. Determinants of spatial diversity in modern wheat: examples from Australia and China
    Agricultural Economics, 2003, 28, (1), 13-26 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. The economic costs and benefits of a participatory project to conserve maize landraces on farms in Oaxaca, Mexico
    Agricultural Economics, 2003, 29, (3), 265-275 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The economic impact of productivity maintenance research: breeding for leaf rust resistance in modern wheat
    Agricultural Economics, 2003, 29, (3), 253-263 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Valuing Pre-Commercial Genetic Resources: A Maximum Entropy Approach
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (2), 429-436 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. The Demand for Crop Genetic Resources: International Use of the US National Plant Germplasm System
    World Development, 2002, 30, (9), 1639-1655 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Maize Diversity, Variety Attributes, and Farmers' Choices in Southeastern Guanajuato, Mexico
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2001, 50, (1), 201-25 View citations (30)

2000

  1. Maize Technology Development And Transfer: A GIS Application For Research Planning In Kenya: Rashid Hassan (Ed.); CAB International, Wallingford, UK. Published in association with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), 1998, 230 pp., US$ 85.00 cloth, ISBN 0851-992-870
    Agricultural Economics, 2000, 23, (1), 89-91 Downloads
  2. Searching an Ex Situ Collection of Wheat Genetic Resources
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (4), 812-827 Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. Farmers' use of improved seed selection practices in Mexican maize: Evidence and issues from the Sierra de Santa Marta
    World Development, 1998, 26, (9), 1625-1640 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. The Contribution of Genetic Resources and Diversity to Wheat Production in the Punjab of Pakistan
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1998, 80, (3), 482-493 Downloads View citations (45)

1997

  1. The Green Revolution and wheat genetic diversity: Some unfounded assumptions
    World Development, 1997, 25, (8), 1257-1269 Downloads View citations (10)

1995

  1. "Maize is life": Malawi's delayed Green Revolution
    World Development, 1995, 23, (5), 819-831 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Maize of the Ancestors and Modern Varieties: The Microeconomics of High-Yielding Variety Adoption in Malawi
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1995, 43, (2), 351-68 View citations (21)

1994

  1. Gendered impacts of fertilizer subsidy removal programs in Malawi and Cameroon
    Agricultural Economics, 1994, 10, (1), 95-99 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Maize research in Malawi revisited: An emerging success story?
    Journal of International Development, 1994, 6, (6), 689-706 View citations (9)
 
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