Assessing the adoption and impacts from adoption of Brachiaria grass forages in Latin America based on the experience of Colombian Amazon and Orinoquia Regions


Main Objective

Measure the level adoption of the diverse Brachiaria spp. in the Colombian Amazon and Orinoquia regions, in order to extrapolate these measures to comparable countries in LAC. Estimate the livestock productivity impacts in the Colombian tropical lowlands as a result from the intensity of adoption of Brachairia grass forages.


Labarta, Ricardo (International Center for Tropical Agriculture - CIAT) - ORCID: 0000-0003-3517-8768
Maredia, Mywish (Michigan State University - MSU) - ORCID: 0000-0002-3200-532X
Angie Yaccelga
David DeYoung
Fernando Carriazo
Jose Maria Martinez
Mariana Toro

Collection dates

Start: 201611 - End: 201611


Description Vocabulary VocabularyURI Type
Agrobiodiversity - AGBIO CIAT Research Area Keyword
Colombia AGROVOC Keyword
Varietal adoption Keyword
Forages CIAT Research Program Keyword
Livestock farming Keyword
Variety adoption topicClassification

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Name URL Type
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Producer
Michigan State University (MSU) Producer
Universidad de los Andes Producer


Label Description Tags Restricted reason/duration
Questionnaire_LivestockCOL2017.pdf Open Complete survey used to collect livestock producers information Questionnaire


Country State/Province City Other
Colombia Arauca
Colombia Arauquita
Colombia Cartagena del Chairá
Colombia Florencia
Colombia Hato Corozal
Colombia La Hormiga (Valle del Guamuez)
Colombia La Primavera
Colombia Maní
Colombia Paujil
Colombia Paz de Ariporo
Colombia Puerto Asís
Colombia Puerto Gaitán
Colombia Puerto Guzmán
Colombia Puerto Leguízamo
Colombia Puerto Lleras
Colombia Puerto Lopez
Colombia Puerto Rico
Colombia San José del Guaviare
Colombia San Luis de Palenque
Colombia San Martín
Colombia San Vicente del Caguán
Colombia Tame
Colombia Villavicencio
Colombia Yopal