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Review of: Sumberg and Thompson (eds.). Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World
This review provides an overview and critical analysis of the book: Sumberg, J. and J Thompson. 2012. Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World. NY: Taylor & Frances Books. It emphasizes the lead chapter, ...
Gender analysis of agricultural labor in the mid-hills of Nepal and the implications for the adoption of conservation agriculture.
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
Because women share much of the burden of agricultural production, it is critical to examine the impact that agricultural innovations will have on the distribution of labor between genders. Conservation agriculture has ...
Local incentive-based policy for vegetable-agroforestry: A locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to climate change
(Laguna, Philippines: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), 2010)
This policy brief describes the experience of the Lantapan Municipality in developing an incentive-based policy to promote vegetable-agroforestry (VAf) as a locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to ...
Technology networks for conservation agriculture: Kitale, Kenya
(Office of International Research, Education, and Development: Blacksburg, VA, 2012)
This presentation, given in Kitale, Kenya in February 2012 was given as part of a feedback workshop sponsored by the Technology Networks Cross Cutting Research Activity. The main goal of the presentation was to summarize ...
Can conservation agriculture improve soil quality and sequester carbon in the short term for dryland smallholders in the developing world?
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (SANREM) Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) seeks to determine the effects of ...
DMC development in Cambodia: A tool for economic and territory development
This presentation calls for a comprehensive plan for future development to protect the natural resources and promote agricultural and rural development in Cambodia. For development to be beneficial, it is important to ...
Economic analysis of conservation agriculture in maize-based farming system in Nepal
(Honolulu HI: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
A linear programming technique was used to estimate the revenue maximizing allocation of land for a representative household using conservation agriculture production system (CAPS) and farmers’ traditional practices. The ...
Sustainable Management of Agroecological Resources in Tribal Soceties (SMARTS): Field observation in Nepal
(Pokhara, Nepal: LIBIRD, 2011)
This presentation introduces UH staff and students to LIBIRD and Tribhuan University, both in Nepal. It also introduces the farming conditions and crops at each study site.
Challenges and opportunities for smallholder adoption of conservation agriculture
(Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech, Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), 2009)
Conservation agriculture (CA) has been trumpeted as the solution for reducing soil degradation and increasing agricultural productivity throughout the world. Some farmland settings, such as in Brazil and the United States, ...
Soil and water conservation and management as a potential strategy for climate change adaptation in upland watersheds
The presentation is about soil erosion in the Phillipines, soil erosion types and estimation methods, WEPP model, SWAT model, soil conservation measures and practices