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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author)
Recently, there has been a growing need for sustainable agriculture to increase food security, alleviate poverty, and contribute to climate change mitigation. Smallholder farmers (SFs) play a key role in this endeavor as they are a considerable segment of the global farming population. Despite their relevance, SFs face several challenges that...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Persello, Claudio (author), Grift, Jeroen (author), Fan, X. (author), Paris, Claudia (author), Hansch, Ronny (author), Koeva, Mila (author), Nelson, Andrew (author)
Agricultural field polygons within smallholder farming systems are essential to facilitate the collection of geo-spatial data useful for farmers, managers, and policymakers. However, the limited availability of training labels poses a challenge in developing supervised methods to accurately delineate field boundaries using Earth observation ...
journal article 2023
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Smallholder farmers (SFs) are cornerstone actors in eradicating poverty and hunger. Companies have recently focused on SFs as potential customers and suppliers. Several hindrances yet prevent SFs to be commercially viable actors. In this respect, sustainable business models (SBMs) bring opportunities for companies to increase profit, improve...
journal article 2023
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Belting, Renée-Claire (author), den Blaauwen, P.P. (author), Melgar, Adriana (author), Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author)
Smallholders are the backbone of livelihoods in the Global South. Yet, many remain water- and energy-insecure. For this challenge, this study presents a toolkit to stimulate the sustained adoption of renewable energy-powered water pumps for smallholder irrigation. A human-centered design method was used to co-create it. It first consisted of a...
journal article 2022
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Improved water management is an important strategy to support smallholder farming, and thus to foster food security and improved livelihoods. Within this strategy, technologies like water pumps, especially those operating on renewable energies, are key, as they are more environmentally sound and affordable alternatives. Their successful and...
journal article 2022
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Reduction of poverty is a main goal in the global development agenda. The most extreme forms of poverty are mainly rooted in the Global South, and even more engrained in its rurality. Such poverty is not only characterized by infimum incomes, but also by the lack of access to many resources and services: health, sanitation, drinking water,...
abstract 2021
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