Monthly Archives: June 2010

Priorities for socio-economic research in farming systems in South-East Asia

Paris T. R. and C.C. Sevilla. 1995. Priorities for socio-economic research in farming systems in South-East Asia . Global Agenda for Livestock Research held in IRRI, Los Baños, The Philippines on 10-13 May 1995. Experiments conducted on-station and on-farm for the … Continue reading

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Women Feel the Impact of Climate Change

June 19, 2010, taken from http://www.baiganchoka.com “We are dependent on agriculture, which is totally dependent on good weather”, says Nompumelelo Maluleke as she shades her eyes from the fierce glare of the mid-day sun. As a rural woman, she says, … Continue reading

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The Impact of Technologies on Women in Asian Rice Farming

by Paris, T.  Book chapter from Impact of Rice Research Pingali P, Hossain M, editors. 1998. Impact of rice research. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Impact of Rice Research, 3-5 Jun 1996, Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand Development Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, … Continue reading

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Contributions of Social Science Perspective in Rice Research and Technology Development in eastern India. Challenges and Opportunities to Make a Difference

by Paris, T. Lead Paper presented at the International Conference  on Social Science Perspective in Agricultural Research and Development, New Delhi, India, February 15-18, 2006. Organized by VARDAN in collaboration with International Food Policy Research Institute. Over the years, the … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming social and gender concerns in participatory rice varietal improvement for rainfed environments in Eastern India

Paris T, Singh A, Singh VN, Ram PC, a paper presented at the International Symposium on Participatory Breeding and Knowledge Management for Strengthening Rural Livelihoods. 17-19 July 2006. Held at Sambivan Auditorium, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. Taramani Institutional Area, Third … Continue reading

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