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Comparative effects of green manure and lime on the growth of sweet corn and chemical properties of an acid oxisol in Western Samoa
(Taylor & Francis, 1995)
Liming values of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) and cowpea green manure were evaluated on an acid Oxisol (Typic Acrorthox, Togitogiga series), based on seed yield and tissue composition of sweet corn (Zea mays), and soil chemical ...
Participation and poverty reduction: An analytical framework and overview of the issues
(Centre for the Study of African Economies, 2002)
In order to be most efficacious, antipoverty interventions must be economically sustainable and well-matched to the needs and culture of the audience it serves. Financiers, providers, and beneficiaries are identified as ...
Indigenous soil and water conservation in Africa
(London, UK: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 1991)
Many parts of Africa are experiencing annual population growth rates between 2 and 4%, degradation of the natural resource base, recurrent droughts and a growing dependence on food aid as well as the import of cereals to ...
Poverty and soil management: Relationships from three Honduran watersheds
(Taylor & Francis, 2000)
Statistical analyses are presented to debunk the assumption of poverty as a cause of environmental degradation. The author examines results of surveys of farmers in three Honduran watersheds. While lack of capital constrained ...
Indigenous knowledge: Harnessing farmers' wisdom
This paper is part of "Safeguarding Africa's environment, by the grass roots," a collection of seven papers examining the action of a number of communities throughout Africa to halt environmental degradation and conserve ...
Agricultural trade reforms, research initiatives, and the environment
(Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1998)
The study explores the effects of trade reforms on the environment and on research and development in industrial as well as developing countries. The environmental consequences of reducing agricultural protection in ...
What is concensus-building and why is it important for resource management?
(Washington, DC: Center for Environmental and Public Policy Dispute Resolution, 2003)
This article provides a comprehensive explanation of alternative dispute resolution processes, focusing in particular on the field of resource management. The author defines terms, explains the uses of different processes, ...
Integrating ecology and economics: Valuing changes in ecosystem goods and services
Russia: Linking community development and biodiversity conservation in the Russian Far East
The WCS Russia office uses a relatively indirect, market-based incentive strategy to achieve conservation goals, by developing a certification scheme for tiger-friendly non-timber forest products. The Russian Far East ...