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Setting the agenda: Climate change adaptation and mitigation for food systems in the developing world
(Copenhagen, Denmark:The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2012)
New agricultural development pathways are required to meet climate change adaptation and mitigation needs in the food systems of low-income countries. A research and policy agenda is provided to indicate where innovation ...
Makuleke tourism initiative
As part of the South African land reform program, negotiations with the SANP for the restitution of the Makuleke region to the Makuleke community started in the mid 1990's. The Makuleke land claim was settled in late 1998, ...
Indigenous knowledge of animal breeding and breeds
Indigenous knowledge of animal breeding (IK-AB) includes concepts and practices used to influence the genetic composition of herds. Indigenous selection is often based on preferences based on physical characteristics, ...
Farmers as breeders: Participatory plant breeding
This working paper provides an overview of the state of participatory plant breeding (PPB). PPB involves various stakeholders in the process of plant breeding, which most often allows farmers input into the plant breeding ...
Home gardens: Treasure troves of diversity
Home gardens are agro-ecosystems located close to the area that serves as a permanent or temporary residence. In addition to contributing to household food security, home gardens are important sites for conserving plant ...
Impact of Maize-based conservation agriculture system on soil properties in North Central Plateau Zone of Odisha
(Bhubaneswar, India: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), 2012)
The North Central Plateau zone of Odisha has an undulating topography and under high rainfall zone of the state. The soils of this area are subjected to various kinds of soil degradation. The farmers of this zone are ...