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Adopt A Pothole Program
In order to protect waterfowl breeding habitat, Delta Waterfowl began the Adopt A Pothole Program to protect wetlands on prairie grain farms. Those interested in participating in the program sign perpetual leases protecting ...
Socioeconomic baseline studies: Agro-forestry and sustainable vegetables production in southeast Asian watershed
(Blacksburg, Va.: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2007)
This study was conducted in the Kecamatan Nanggung, a sub-district of Indonesia. The paper discusses the economic analysis of vegetable farming based on current demographics and production statistics from the area. It ...
Post-harvest evaluation of the impact of conservation farming under FAO-FSP
(Lusaka, Zambia: University of Zambia for the FAO, 2004)
EXECUTIVE Following the 2001/2-drought and the resulting poor crop production in Zones II and I, the FAO-FSP was established as an emergency response to assist 59,500 selected households to re-establish their food ...
Analysis of social research methodologies on gender relations in agriculture, fisheries and forestry
This paper uses 52 studies on gender relations in agriculture, fisheries, and forestry sectors between 1980 and 1999 as a means of identifying and critically examining the research methods and epistemologies used in the ...
Farmers preference of Conservation Agricultural Practices in Kendujhar, Odisha using Analytical Hierarchy Process
(Plan B Written Report, Appendix 2 to MS Thesis. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012)
The tribal villages within the district of Kendujhar, in the state of Odisha, India, suffer
Comparative Economic and Gender, Labor Analysis of Conservation Agriculture Practices in Tribal Villages in India
The tribal villages within the district of Kendujhar, Odisha State, India struggle with farming on marginal lands with an increasing detrimental effect on agricultural productivity. Research has been focused on the ...
Of goats and groups: A study on social capital in development projects
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)
Many development projects use group or community approaches to distribute resources such as natural, financial and appropriate technology. Even though farmers sometimes use social networks for accessing to these resources, ...
Prospects for integrated soil fertility management using organic and inorganic inputs: Evidence from smallholder African agricultural systems
This paper reviews current organic nutrient management practices and their integration
Economic analysis of nomadic livestock operations in Northern Saudi Arabia
(Rome, Italy: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 1998)
The economic consequences of changes to the pastoral system in Saudi Arabia are the subject of this study. It presents economic analyses, including investment, production rates, off-take, income and expenditures and the ...
The adoption of consumption technologies under uncertainty: A case of improved stoves in Nepal
(Seoul, Korea: The Economic Research Institute of Chung-Ang University, 1992)
This paper uses a household model to examine the adoption and efficient use of a consumption technology, improved stoves in Nepal. Improved stoves are a technological substitute for fuelwood. Therefore, they can act as one ...