Jul 2016
Author(s): Burgess, Elizabeth; Martínez, Mariana; Magnoni, Barbara; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Hainze, Anna
Durante los últimos 15 años, el sector de las microfinanzas y las instituciones de microfinanzas (IMF) que lo componen en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), han pasado por un proceso de maduración…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
This report assesses trends in investments, human resource capacity, andresearch outputs in agricultural R&D -excluding the private (for-profit) sector- in LAC. It is an update of Stads and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
Este informe evalúa las tendencias en la inversión, la capacidad en recursos humanos y los resultados de investigación en I+D agropecuario -excluyendo el sector privado (con fines de lucro)- en LAC.…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Alston, Julian M.; Sebastian, Kate; Beintema, Nienke M.; Hertford, Reed; Wood, Stanley; Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; You, Liang; Chan-Kang, Connie; Revoredo-Giha, César L.; Pardey, Philip G.
This volume offers substantive clarification of the proper roles for public agricultural research and development (R&D) throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and introduces an…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.
This report reviews major institutional developments and investment and human resource trends in public agricultural R&D in LAC from 1981 to 2006, drawing from a set of country briefs and a…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Cocchi, Horacio; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.
This study analyses the relationships between farm income, adoption of conservation technologies and output diversification among PAES participants by comparing their performance at two points in…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
This paper examines the determinants of adoption of soil conservation technologies among farmers participating in the Environmental Program of El Salvador (PAES). A sample of PAES participants was…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
In this study the authors analyze the degree of output diversification (anything produced in the farm that is not a subsistence crop, i.e., corn or beans) among 520 hillside farmers in El Salvador.…