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High-tech, niche ideas for agribusiness

For most developing countries the agriculture sector is a major employer and generator of export earnings and GDP. Learn how new technologies and practices are being applied to niche crops, seed improvement, contract farming, food safety, agri-drones and satellite sensing.

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Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure-- Fairer ways to involve rural communities in land use choices are explored in theory, case studies and promising practices across Asia and the Pacific.

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  • Recommendations toward Successful Agribusiness Venture Arrangement 

    Pantoja, Blanquita R.; Alvarez, Joanne V.; Sanchez, Flordeliza A. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-15)
    This study assesses the implementation of selected agribusiness venture arrangements (AVAs) and identifies the prerequisites needed to ensure that the adoption of AVAs will improve farm income and productivity, thereby enhancing sustainability of the ...
  • Food Insecurity in Asia: Why Institutions Matter 

    Zhou, Zhang-Yue; Wan, Guanghua (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017-06-30)
    Achieving food security is of utter importance in any nation. However, food insecurity still exists in many developing countries, with Asia home to almost 65% of the world’s undernourished. This calls for urgent action. Studies that examine differences ...