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Assessing the barriers to adoption of conservation agriculture practices among Chepang communities in the central mid-hills of Nepal
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014)
Growing global populations and shifting climates have led to increasing demands on agricultural
Linkages between environment management and conflict management: Experiences from Northern Kenya
There have been long standing concerns about the environmental status of rangelands in northern Kenya. Various proposals have been advanced linking improved resource management with improved human welfare. We briefly ...
People, land and resources of Cotacachi, Ecuador
(Athens, GA: SANREM CRSP, University of Georgia, 2006)
CD-Toolbook Database of SANREM-Andes Project (Phase I and II). This resource serves as an interactive guide to the SANREM-Andes Project, allowing the user to learn an overview of the project objectives, as well as different ...
Going beyond panaceas
This feature provides an overview of the propensity of the panacea approach to resource governance to fail. This article gives analysis and evidence as to why general models and solutions are inadequate in addressing the ...
From top-down to bottom-up: The difficult case of the Blantyre City Fuelwood Project
(New York, NY: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
This paper examines the experiences of the Blantyre City Fuelwood Project ' a peri-urban fuelwood project in southern Malawi ' in the light of emerging debates on the pros and cons of top-down versus bottom-up approaches ...
Gestion alternative des conflits liés à la gestion des ressources forestières dans le cadre de la gestion des terroirs: Rapport de l'atelier national de Sénégal
Du 17 au 19 Mai 1995, s'est tenu au Centre Foret à Thiès, l'atelier national sur la Gestion Alternative des Conflits liés aux ressources forestières dans le cadre de la gestion des terroirs. Cet atelier qui a réuni une ...
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 ...
African agricultural innovation in a changing global environment
(Ghana: Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, 2010)
The 5th African Agriculture Science Week and FARA General Assembly occurred from July 19-24 2010 at the Ouaga 2000 International Convention Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The theme of the event was African Agricultural ...
In the Great Desert's Shadow
(Washington, D.C.: Washington Times Corp, 1999)
This paper describes the sub-Saharan region of Africa, commonly known as the Sahel, and the environmental and economic issues the region faces. The author provides descriptions of the climate, landscape, and lifescape of ...
Landcare on the poverty-protection interface in an Asian watershed
(Waterloo, Ont.: Resilience Alliance Publications, 2002)
This paper presents an integrated approach to natural resource management (INRM) that addresses both conservation of biodiversity and development to increase incomes and well-being in impoverished, fragile regions. The new ...