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Tendiendo Puentes Entre Los Paisajes Humanos Y Naturales: La investigación participativa y el desarrollo ecológico en una frontera agrícola andina
(Quito, Ecuador: Sistema DocuTech, 2001)
This book synthesizes the results of the SANREM program in the Nanegal parish, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. The region, located between the Guayllabamba and Alambi rivers in northwestern Ecuador, has been the site of ...
Bridging Human and Ecological Landscapes: Participatory Research and Sustainable Development in an Andean Agricultural Frontier
(Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 2001)
Gendered science: A critique of agricultural development
The paper questions the gender bias in paradigms and programs of agriculture research. The author argues that even though women's knowledge in farming practices is crucial to agricultural and social sustainability, their ...
Land, trees, and women: Evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra
(Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001)
Widespread deforestation in many developing countries has contributed to ecological deterioration, particularly in marginal areas. Agroforestry has been potential to halt this decline and improve the livelihoods of poor ...
Socio-economic and gender issues affecting the adoption of conservation tillage practices
(Africa: The Animal Traction Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (ATNESA), 1999)
This paper is about the importance of gender needs during the designing and implementing of policies and programs, and transferring agricultural technologies that affect the adoption of conservation of tillage practice. ...
Winrock International: Putting ideas to work
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works all over the world. The mission of this organization is "to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources". Winrock ...