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Conservation agriculture and sustainable crop intensification in Karatu District,Tanzania
(Rome, Italy: Plant Production and Protection Division: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012)
The report/case study discusses the importance of agriculture in the Karatu district, the loss of agricultural productivity from soil and land degradation, how climate change jeopardizes small farmers in the district, and ...
Conservation agriculture and livelihoods of smallholder farmers in central Mozambique
(London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Researchers gathered data on smallholder farmers practicing conservation agriculture and those practicing conventional agriculture in Nhanguo, Pumbuto, and Ruaca in Sofala and Manica provinces. The article examines how ...
The economic and food security implications of climate change in Mali
(Dordrecht-Holland ; Boston: Reidel Publishing Company, 2003)
This study uses climate change projections from two global circulation models to address the impact of climate change on Mali's agriculture sector and the consequences for the sector economy and food security. The authors ...
Flora y Vegetación de Cuicocha
(Quito, Ecuador: Abya Yala, 2003)
Ecuador is one of 17 countries in the world considered to have the greatest biodiversity. The research presented here constitutes the most important scientific contribution to the knowledge of botanical resources in the ...
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 ...
Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities
(Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 2001)
Conservation agriculture: Case studies in Latin America and Africa
(FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), 2001)
The purpose of this publication is to show how conservation agriculture can increase crop production while reducing erosion and reversing soil fertility decline, improving rural livelihoods and restoring the environment ...
Integrating local voices and visions into the global mountain agenda
(Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society, 2000)
This article assesses the recent successes in bringing global attention to mountain issues and evaluates the shortcomings of the political level progress. The authors describes the need for indigenous people to be given a ...
Feminist Geographic Information Sciences (FGIS)
(Blacksburg, VA.: Virginia Tech, Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), 2014)
This presentation was developed as a teaching module to contribute to the gap of feminist geographic information systems (FGIS) in international development. It summaries recent literature on GIS theory and development and ...
Conservation practices for climate change adaptation.
Climate change and rising populations are placing higher demands and larger constraints on the world’s resources. This PowerPoint presents what these challenges mean for agriculture, and describes principles for soil and ...