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  1. Women take the lead in agricultural innovation in Peru

    "Adding value to  papitas  (potatoes) gave me the opportunity to become a 'farmer'," Nelly Escurra, a  campesina  (peasant woman) from Peru proudly explains. "I am not the 'male community member's wife' anymore. I a ...

    ldelgado - 02/25/2014 - 09:30

  2. Electronic Logbook

    The impact areas of MasAgro are the result of the efforts we are making with producers, public and private institutions, professional service providers, researchers, civil society organizations, input suppliers, and all stakeholders in the food chain. We ...

    ldelgado - 10/08/2014 - 09:10

  3. MasAgro Movil

    The objective of MasAgro Movil is to increase the productivity and income of farmers by providing services that reduce the information gap and financial exclusion. MasAgro Movil empowers the agricultural sector by enabling access to information, technolog ...

    ldelgado - 01/22/2015 - 07:55

  4. Conservation Earth

    Conservation earth is the virtual base of the MasAgro network. Feedback is achieved through an integrated strategy whose purpose is to promote interaction between producers and technology extension centers, agricultural experts and suppliers of inputs. Th ...

    ldelgado - 05/15/2015 - 12:08

  5. WEAI

    IFPRI Gender in value chains Women's empowerment in agriculture index Women play a critical and potentially transformative role in agricultural growth in developing countries, but they face persistent obstacles and economic constraints limiting furth ...

    soonho - 02/29/2016 - 15:18

  6. Index Insurance Applied to Agriculture: The Mexican Case

    Uncertainty and risk are characteristics inherent in agricultural activities, and one of the main sources of risk is weather. Because agriculture depends heavily on rainfall, it is sensitive to weather changes. Agriculture is also vulnerable to extreme we ...

    soonho - 06/07/2016 - 12:56

  7. Women in Non-Production Roles in Agriculture: A Literature Review of Promising Practices

    USAID Kristin O’planick Gender in value chains Women in Non-Production Roles in Agriculture: A Literature Review of Promising Practices The USAID Feed the Future Initiative supports the development of agriculture as an engine of economic growth, food secu ...

    soonho - 03/08/2017 - 09:35

  8. Value chain development in Nicaragua: prevailing approaches and tools used for design and implementation

    This article draws on four contrasting cases of value chain development (VCD) in Nicaragua to assess approaches and tools used in design and implementation. We interviewed 28 representatives from the international NGOs leading the interventions, the local ...

    soonho - 06/26/2017 - 08:06

  9. Reality of Food Losses: A New Measurement Methodology

    IFPRI Luciana Delgado and Monica Schuster and Maximo Torero ldelgado Methodological issues (e.g., statistical power, representativeness) Reality of Food Losses: A New Measurement Methodology Measuring food loss, identifying where in the food system it occ ...

    soonho - 08/07/2017 - 10:02