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Title: Enhance indigenous agricultural systems to reduce migration

Abstract

Changes in social and environmental conditions in the Western Highlands of Guatemala undermine food security and job opportunities. Here, we describe how targeted assistance can build upon traditional agricultural systems to increase adaptive capacity, improve nutrition, provide jobs and thereby reduce pressures to migrate.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Quetzaltenango (Guatemala)
  3. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Texcoco (Mexico)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Three3 Inc., Knoxville, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; US Agency for International Development (USAID)
OSTI Identifier:
1607008
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; MTO 069018
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Sustainability
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2398-9629
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; agriculture; developing world

Citation Formats

Kline, Keith L., Ramirez, Luis Fernando, Sum, Carlos, Lopez-Ridaura, Santiago, and Dale, Virginia. Enhance indigenous agricultural systems to reduce migration. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0473-1.
Kline, Keith L., Ramirez, Luis Fernando, Sum, Carlos, Lopez-Ridaura, Santiago, & Dale, Virginia. Enhance indigenous agricultural systems to reduce migration. United States. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0473-1
Kline, Keith L., Ramirez, Luis Fernando, Sum, Carlos, Lopez-Ridaura, Santiago, and Dale, Virginia. Mon . "Enhance indigenous agricultural systems to reduce migration". United States. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0473-1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1607008.
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title = {Enhance indigenous agricultural systems to reduce migration},
author = {Kline, Keith L. and Ramirez, Luis Fernando and Sum, Carlos and Lopez-Ridaura, Santiago and Dale, Virginia},
abstractNote = {Changes in social and environmental conditions in the Western Highlands of Guatemala undermine food security and job opportunities. Here, we describe how targeted assistance can build upon traditional agricultural systems to increase adaptive capacity, improve nutrition, provide jobs and thereby reduce pressures to migrate.},
doi = {10.1038/s41893-020-0473-1},
journal = {Nature Sustainability},
number = 2,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}
}

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