1: Institutions & Policies for enhancing farm household livelihoods: Using Delphi and Best Worst scaling to analyse the coherence of expert opinion the East Gangetic Plain
2: Improving rural agricultural production and income in developing countries using mobile phones
3: Does supplemental irrigation enhance smallholder agricultural productivity? Evidence from monsoon season rice cultivation in Bangladesh
4: The effect of high yielding variety on rice yield, farm income and household nutrition: Evidence from rural Bangladesh
5: Fertilizer subsidy removal and agricultural production risk: A natural experiment from India
6: Technology, gender and sustainable livelihoods: Insights into preferences for irrigation pumps in West Bengal
8: Simulation modelling for insights into variable adoption of conservation agricultural practices in the East Gangetic Plain
9: The changing energy-irrigation Nexus in West Bengal and Bihar: Implications for Equity in Access to Groundwater
10: Issues Brief : Measuring women’s empowerment in India is a long way from best practice
11: Impact of Agricultural Extension Services on Farm Productivity and Profitability in Bangladesh
12: Nexus among Extension Services, Women Empowerment in Agriculture and Farm Income: A Stochastic Modelling Approaches
13: Measurement determinants of women’s empowerment: An Application of Structural Equation Model and Path Analysis
14: Agricultural Technology Adoption, Extension Services and Production Risk Nexus: Evidence from Bangladesh
15: Assessing the Impact of Lending through Kisan Credit Cards in Rural India: Evidence from Eastern India
16: Women’s Empowerment and the Feminisation of Agriculture in Bangladesh: Insights from a Systematic Review
17: Solutions in agricultural development and poverty require governments to look beyond land
18: Irrigation Governance, Private Investment and Agricultural Productivity in India
“South Asia needs a change of approach for agricultural progress” published in Bangladesh’s top daily newspaper The Daily Star on Friday 29 October.
“OP-ED: South Asia still needs successful agriculture to develop” news article in the Dhaka Tribune examining the national policy settings that govern agriculture across the East Gangetic Plain in South Asia, 9 November.
“South Asia still needs successful agriculture to develop” news article in the Sri Lanka Daily News examining the national policy settings that govern agriculture across the East Gangetic Plain in South Asia, 11 November.
The workshop covers 1) Conceptual issues and design 2) Models of choice and ways to analysis 3) Interpretation/presentation of results 4) Anchors and absolute rankings and other issues 5) Resources and software to implement.
Sophie Lountain is completing her Masters by Research (Applied Economics) at UniSA. Sophie’s research is a part of this ACIAR project and focused on informal groundwater markets in West Bengal, how preferences for irrigation technology differ among farmers and what this means for women’s empowerment and sustainable development.