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Microcomputers and Programmable Calculators for Agricultural Research in Developing Countries

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  • Weber, Michael T.
  • Pease, James W.
  • Vincent, Warren H.
  • Crawford, Eric W.
  • Stilwell, Thomas C.

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The results of an International Conference held on May 18-21, 1982, at Michigan State University are presented. The main objective was to identify critical issues related to data processing, hardware, software, and institutionalization and training for research for agricultural and rural development.

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  • Weber, Michael T. & Pease, James W. & Vincent, Warren H. & Crawford, Eric W. & Stilwell, Thomas C., 1983. "Microcomputers and Programmable Calculators for Agricultural Research in Developing Countries," Food Security International Development Working Papers 54765, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    1. Edwards, William M. & McGrann, J. M., 1979. "Application of the Programmable Calculator to Extension Agricultural Management Programs: Experience from Iowa," Staff General Research Papers Archive 34485, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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    7. Maredia, Mywish K. & Howard, Julie A. & Boughton, Duncan & Naseem, Anwar & Wanzala, Maria N. & Kajisa, Kei, 1999. "Increasing Seed System Efficiency in Africa: Concepts, Strategies and Issues," Food Security International Development Working Papers 54578, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

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    Keywords

    food security; food policy; microcomputers; programmable calculators; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Downloads December 2008-June 2009: 30; Q18;

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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