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Dr. John Cimmyt Dixon

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Background

Employment History

Education

  • Bachelor , Rural Science
    University of New England
  • PhD , agricultural economics
    University of New England
  • Masters , natural resources
    University of New England
  • Masters , economics
    University of New England
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Web References
The meeting opened with an introduction ...
blog.cimmyt.org, 24 June 2014 [cached]
The meeting opened with an introduction to the program and background information from Dr. John Dixon, the ACIAR principal advisor responsible for SRFSI and a former director of CIMMYT'S Impact and Assessment (Socio-economics) Program, and Dr. Mahesh Gathala, a CIMMYT cropping systems agronomist and leader of the SRFSI project.
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Dixon discussed current thinking on the phases of technology generation, out-scaling, adoption and impact, followed by interesting and enlightening presentations on successful projects linking agribusiness and small farmers to achieve technology adoption from Sanjeev Asthana and N. Sai Krishna of the National Skills Foundation of India, Srivalli Krishnan of USAID and Madan Pariyar of the SRFSI partner organization, iDE.
Our Research Managers | ACIAR
aciar.gov.au, 28 May 2010 [cached]
John Dixon is Senior Adviser, Cropping Systems and Economics (CSE) program. The program aims to improve food security through enhanced productivity and sustainability of field crop farming systems using collaborative R&D partnerships for biophysical and economic research and development. In addition, Dr Dixon is Principal Regional Coordinator for South Asia and Africa. More John Dixon
Agriscape Press Release
wire.agriscape.com, 25 April 2004 [cached]
There are just no attractive alternatives at present that can give them a return anywhere near the return opium gives," said John Dixon of FAO's Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service.
The participation of local communities in assessing and developing alternative income opportunities will be crucial to ensure local ownership and to address constraints to implementation before adopting these activities and promoting them beyond the initial project areas.
"We are training people on the ground - from village level up to national political level," said Dixon.
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Re-establishing post-harvest processing capacity for selected traditional Afghan products such as high-quality nuts and dried fruits offers one opportunity for improving livelihoods, according to Dixon.
"The moment you build up local processing activities, you create jobs.This can give poor farmers off-farm income opportunities that can help lift them above the poverty line and provides cash for agricultural inputs," he said.
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According to Dixon, a host of interventions will be needed to ensure sustainable progress in the fight against poppy production: restoration of infrastructure, health and education facilities, power, communication, law and order, to name a few.
"It won't happen overnight, but building up production, marketing and processing capacity will help re-establish acceptable income-generating alternatives.Coupled with effective law enforcement, initiatives like this can contribute to gradually reducing dependence on the drug crop," said Dixon.
"This project is a point of departure," he added.
CIMMYT. Contact Us
www.cimmyt.org, 27 Nov 2008 [cached]
John Dixon Director, Economist
CIMMYT. Contact Us
www.cimmyt.cgiar.org, 25 Mar 2008 [cached]
John Dixon Director
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