By Waib H., D Zilberman
During the last twenty years, major funding has been made into agriculture-related normal source administration study in constructing nations. With traders starting to request the impression in their investments during this study, a assessment was once wanted at the monetary, social and environmental results of those initiatives. Stemming from an attempt to deal with those matters, this number of case reports establishes a methodological starting place for impression tests of NRMR via a dialogue of analysis performed by means of the CGIAR world wide. either micro and macro initiatives are tested to think about the result of those agricultural and improvement courses on the farm point in addition to on a neighborhood scale.
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1. Overview Report. World Bank, Washington, DC. 3 Productivity Enhancement and Natural Resource Management DAVID ZILBERMAN1 AND HERMANN WAIBEL2 1Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley, USA; 2Institute of Development and Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany There has been a strong body of research on agricultural productivity over time. The recent study by Mundlak (2005) presents the median outcomes based on data from 1967 to 1992 for 130 countries.
Waibel Schultz (1975) emphasizes the importance of allocative ability and the capacity to quantify and evaluate the alternative technologies. This provides a strong case for educational efforts that provide basic analytical skills. Some technologies require farmers to have basic knowledge and skills, and there is a challenge to develop various educational efforts that can enhance human capital and contribute to overall gain from technological change. This suggests that the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) needs a strategy that aims to develop capacity amongst national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to institutionalize NRMR and related farmer-based knowledge enhancement and learning systems.
International Research on Natural Resource Management: Advances in Impact Assessment by Waib H., D Zilberman