Agriculture in developing countries : technology issues / edited by Keijiro Otsuka and Kaliappa Kalirajan.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2008. Description: 163 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780761936626 (hard back)Subject(s): Agricultural innovations -- Developing countries | Sustainable agriculture -- Developing countries | Farmers -- Developing countries -- Attitudes | Agriculture -- Research -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 630.91724 LOC classification: S494.5.I5 | A3263 2008Online resources: Table of contents only | WorldCat Details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
TOC Agriculture in developing countries : technology issues / Kaliappa Kalirajan and Keijiro Otsuka -- Economic assessment of an indigenous technology in bangladesh / Abdus Samad Azad, Mahabub Hossain -- Research investment on technology development in peninsular India / G.S. Ananth, P.G. Chengappa, Aldas Janaiah -- Impact of forage options for beef production on small farms in China / N.D. Macleod, S. Wen, and M. Hu -- Optimal land-use with carbon payments and fertilizer subsidies in Indonesia / Russell M. Wise, Oscar J. Cacho -- Deterioration of tank irrigation systems and poverty in India / Kei Kajisa -- Agricultural technology and children's occupational choice in the Philippines / Keijiro Ostsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada -- A panel data model for the assessment of farmer field schools in Thailand / Suwanna Praneetvatakul, Hermann Waibel.
Technology Issues presents an experimental approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries. While emphasizing the importance of combining scientific and indigenous knowledge, this book argues that sustained agricultural development can be achieved only by promoting farmers' participation in technology development. It provides empirical evidence for this, using recent primary data from across Asia.