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Integrating economics, technology networks, soils and gender to remove constraints to Conservation Agriculture in the developing world
(Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2011)
The following paper presented provides an overview of the multidisciplinary approach of the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP) in promoting the ...
Predisposition for Conservation Agriculture in North West Ghana
This electronic presentation provides an overview of the research project of the same name (Predisposition for Conservation Agriculture in North West Ghana):
Integrating scale and disciplinary perspectives: Managing for change in complex adaptive systems
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2007)
This presentation is about working with scientists from a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives to try to address complex problems holistically. The ultimate objective of the project is to create conditions for locally ...
Innovation networks and social contagion in East Africa
This study seeks to understand the pathway by which new technology and the associated knowledge passes through community networks in western Kenya and eastern Uganda. Previous research in the region emphasizes the importance ...
Agricultural Actors, Networks and Mind-sets: Discovering the predisposition for CAPS in the Mt Elgon region of Uganda and Kenya
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, Virginia Tech OIRED, 2012)
Scaling up conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for smallholders requires
Multi-temporal classification of land cover using Landsat7 imagery in Madiama, Mali
Multi-temporal imagery from the Landsat7 satellite (ETM+) was classified using unsupervised and supervised techniques to develop a land use / land cover map of the Madiama Commune in Mali. The desired outcome of the imagery ...
Social networks and smallholder conservation agriculture in East Africa
Scaling up conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for smallholders requires facilitating a change in mindset within a supporting network of agricultural production partners. Entering into the dialogue necessary ...
Higher education to feed the future: The SANREM CRSP educating for sustainable innovation
This presentation outlines the SANREM CRSP degree training program and reflects on the role of the university in the process of innovation. It describes the transition to complex adaptive systems and explores ways in which ...
Agricultural carbon finance projects: Can they be sustainable?
Agricultural carbon schemes are purported to constitute a ‘triple win’ for sustainable development. Practices such as agroforestry, reduced tillage, and grasslands management can increase yields and improve resilience while ...
Agricultural Actors, Networks, and Farmer Identity: Examining Perspectives and Adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Botha Bothe, Lesotho
(Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research and Development, Virginia Tech, 2013)
Lesotho’s highly eroded land has the potential to be rejuvenated by the utilization of conservation agriculture (CA) practices. This paper considers the relationships between local mindsets for agricultural production, ...