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Down to earth : practical applications of ecological economics : final program and abstracts
The document is a preliminary program for the Third Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Down to earth: practical applications of ecological economics, San Jose, Costa Rica, October 24-18, 1994.
Farm management hand-book
The book is divided into two parts. The first consists of seven chapters in which the principles and methods of planning and analysis for the agricultural business are presented. The second consists of three chapters ...
IICA's achievements in 2005
Risk aversion, rural financial markets and the demand for crop insurance
24 ref. The paper starts with the observation that the market for yield insurance of agricultural commodities has failed universally, even in the most developed countries. Section I shows that failure of the markets ...
A guidance system improvement effort: PROPLAN/A cooperation with the Colombian DRI program
This paper looks at a new approach which combines the various trends in the continuous evolution of the development planning and management disciplines. The approach has been succesfully applied by PROPLAN to development ...