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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 ...
Ethnopedology Annotated Bibliography: CCRA-7
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2012)
This is an updated annotated bibliography of ethnopedology articles created for the Gender CCRA-7 Gendered Perspectives for Conservation Agriculture: Local soil knowledge and crop-livestock interaction from 2010-2011. This ...
Authority and conflict in management of natural resources: A story about trees and immigrants in southern Burkina Faso
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Forest, Trees and People Programme, 1994)
Social dynamics of local interest groups, especially those that concern land tenure issues, can significantly impact implementation of community projects. This newsletter provides a case study of a particular conflict ...
Soil conservation in Haiti
This brief article provides an overview of the history of soil degradation in Haiti from its early colonization through the colonial period and up to the present. It also provides a characterization of the soil types, ...
Knowledge for Development
This website, established by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), serves as an open forum for professionals, stakeholders, policy makers, farmers, and researchers in the field of agriculture ...
A feminist in the forest: Situated knowledges and mixing methods in natural resource management
This article is based on the context of situated knowledges - that there is no one truth out there to be uncovered, therefore, all knowledge is partial and linked to the contexts in which it is created. The paper presents ...
LTRA 9 - Developing Sustainable Conservation Agricultural Production Systems for Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in Lesotho and Mozambique. During the presentation, each graduate student involved in the project gave a brief description of ...
Cotacachi : Capitales comunitarios y propuestas de desarrollo local
(Quito, Ecuador: Abya-Yala, 1999)
Several NGOs and social organizations are collaboratively working in the Cotacachi canton to aid the process of participatory planning for sustainable local development. The research presented here analyzes the role of 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 ...
Typologies of production and power: Household livelihood strategies and gender roles in an Andean frontier economy
(Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2002)
This brief illustrates an application of production strategy analysis in the SANREM CRSP