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A new nitrogen index to assess sustainability of cropping systems of Andean regions of South America
Population growth, impacts from a changing climate, and other challenges highlight the need to conserve soil and water quality so that maximization of crop yields to feed the expanding world population can be achieved and ...
Evaluation of tillage systems, cover crops and rotations in the maize-bean production system in Alumbre-Ecuador
The purpose of this poster is to describe research results for the SANREM project in Alumbre, Ecuador. Various conservation agriculture practices have been evaluated following more than four years of CA trials in the area. ...
Gestión integrada de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
La subcuenca del río Chimbo (Figura 1), presenta condiciones socio-económicas y ambientales que ponen en serio riesgo los recursos naturales y las condiciones de vida de la población que en el 77% de los casos es pobre. ...
Adaptive watershed management in Tiraque, Bolivia
Poster outlining the project's objectives at the Bolivia site. The overall objectives are: to enhance and support the local capacity to raise policies and interventions to increase incomes, improve social conditions and ...
Dairy market chains in indigenous communities of the Chimbo River Watershed
The standard farm system in rural Upper Guanujo in the region of the Bolívar Province of Ecuador includes dairy cattle as one of the primary sources of income for residents in this area. Though per capita consumption of ...
Adaptive watershed management in the South American Highlands: Learning and teaching on the fly
The purpose of this poster is to describe an adaptive watershed management process in Chimbo, Ecuador. We show the conceptual framework and our empirical strategy. We present results showing that ethnic and agro-ecologic ...
Gendered Soils Knowledge, Practices, and Access to Assets in CAPS: Student Research in the Gender CCRA
This poster discusses the student research of the Gender Cross Cutting Research Activity (Gender CCRA) of SANREM CRSP. The purpose of the Gender CCRA is to identify gender-based constraints and opportunities for conservation ...
Market participation and marketing performance: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers
This presentation describes a case study done in the Bolivian Andes that addresses questions pertaining to market participation and marketing performance. By using surveys and other data collection methods, researchers ...
Nutrient cycling and uptake in conservation agriculture production systems in the Andean region
Our project conducted multi-year cropping system experiments in two sub-watersheds in Ecuador: a pasture-potato system in the Illangama (3400 m), and a beans-maize system in the Alumbre (2000 m). All experiments included ...
Conservation Agriculture as a Potential Pathway to Better Resource Management, Higher Productivity, and Improved Socio-Economic Conditions in the Andean Region
Poster presents an overview of SANREM research in Andes.