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Economic development and environmental management in the uplands of Southeast Asia: Challenges for policy and institutional development
(International Association of Agricultural Economists, 2005)
This paper presents a case study from the Philippines to describe the challenges of conflicting environmental concerns and economic forces in the uplands of Southeast Asia. The authors describe the policy and institutional ...
On development policies, institutions, and upland environment in Southeast Asia
(Makati, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004)
Recovering soil productivity attributes from experimental data: A statistical method and an application to soil productivity dynamics
(Amsterdam ; New York, N.Y.: Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co., 2000)
This paper develops a method for deriving information about soil quality trends from a limited related datasets (such as from a long-term crop experiment), for use when a time series of direct measurements is not available. ...
Induced innovation and land degradation in developing country agriculture
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 1997)
With few exceptions, induced innovation theories give little consideration either to the role of distortions as determinants of the factor biases of innovations, or to the influence of technical progress - with or without ...
How do national markets and price policies affect land use at the forest margin? Evidence from the Philippines
(Madison, Wisc.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001)
Deforestation, land degradation, and watershed degradation commonly result from expansion of upland agriculture in the developing countries of the tropics. This paper examines the influence of market factors on farmers' ...
Development policies, resource constraints, and agricultural expansion on the Philippine land frontier
(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002)
This paper addresses the interactions between development policies and upland agriculture expansion with a model of household-level responses to economic and technical factors, based on characteristics of the household and ...
Development strategy, poverty, and deforestation in the Philippines
Most thinking on poverty and deforestation in developing countries does so in terms of the influence of one on the other, in either direction. However, the two have common determinants in the underlying economic and ...
Panel data evidence on upland agricultural land use in the Philippines: Can economic policy reforms reduce environmental damage?
In this paper we investigate determinants of land use decisions made by farmers in an upland area of the Philippines. Our goal is to quantify land use responses to economic signals, especially agricultural prices, and ...
The Open Economy And The Environment: Development, Trade and Resources in Asia
(Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2003)
Consequences of a food security strategy for economic welfare, income distribution and land degradation: the Philippine case
(Elsevier Science Ltd., 2000)
Like many developing countries, the Philippines pursues a food security strategy in which self-sufficiency and price stabilization feature prominently. In addition to their widely debated welfare effects, food policies ...