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The Landcare Approach: Enhancing community participation in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in the uplands
(Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2000)
Three factors are increasingly fundamental to successful natural resource management in the uplands. First, there is a need for improved land husbandry practices that enable farmers to sustain food production on sloping ...
PO-NGO-LGU partnership in natural resources management: Landcare experiences in the Philippines
Landcare is a movement of farmer led organizations supported by local governments with backstopping from technical service providers - that share knowledge about sustainable and profitable agriculture on sloping lands while ...
The Landcare experience in the Philippines: Technical and institutional innovations for conservation farming
(London, UK: Carfax Publishing, 2001)
The authors used a participatory approach in Claveria, Northern Mindanao, Philippines, to develop agroforestry practices and institutions for conservation farming that will ensure food security, alleviate poverty, and ...
Decentralizing natural resource management: Emerging lessons from ICRAF collaboration in southeast Asia
The purpose of this paper is to share some emerging lessons concerning decentralization and devolution of forest management in Southeast Asia, drawing upon the collaborative work being undertaken by the International Centre ...
Technical innovations and institution-building for upland development: The case of Landcare in the Philippines
(Bukidnon, Philippines: International Center for Research in Agroforestry, 2001)
ICRAF has been conducting research on contour hedgerow systems for the past decade in Claveria, Misamis Oriental and Lantapan, Bukidnon in northern and central Mindanao, Philippines. Focus was much on accessing the management ...
Holding Their Own: Smallholder Production, Marketing and Women Issues in Philippine Agroforestry
Vermicomposting has been promoted in the Philippines as a technology to improve soil fertility, manage solid waste and safeguard health. This chapter describes the adoption of this technology by female farmers in the ...
Introduction of indigenous vegetables in the vegetable agroforestry (VAF) system in Lantapan watershed, Philippines
The collaborative project between AVRDC and TMPEGS-Philippines under the sponsorship of USAID-SANREM CRSP aims to introduce indigenous vegetable (Iv) germplasm to the agroforestry system in Lantapan watershed, identifying ...
Holding their own: Smallholder production, marketing, and women issues in Philippine agroforestry
(Manila, Philippines: Social Development Research Center-DLSU, 2012)
This book is a collection of papers from the "Agroforestry and Sustainable Vegetable Production in SEA Watershed Project."