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Predisposition for Conservation Agriculture in North West Ghana
(Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2011-09)
The adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices is not only dependent upon the suitability of the land and crop, but also upon the farmer him/herself. Changing the perspectives or technological frames of farmers ...
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.
Can conservation agriculture improve soil quality and sequester carbon in the short term for dryland smallholders in the developing world?
(Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2011)
This article provides an overview of the Soils Cross-Cutting Research Activity (CCRA) within the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP). Through the ...
Constructing community fuzzy cognitive maps to promote adoption of conservation agricultural production practices
(Honolulu HI: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
FCM was used to identify and map the factors involved in decision-making regarding the adoption of conservation agricultural practices in three villages in Central Nepal. Face-to-face interviews with farmers were conducted ...
Potential for use nitrogen index for Ecuador and conservation practices for climate change and conservation of our biosphere
This resource is a presentation to the University Estatal de Bolivar on the use of nitrogen index to manage soil fertility and conserve resources in conservation agriculture systems in Ecuador and Bolivia.
Water use efficiency for increased agricultural productivity, sustainability and competitiveness in the Philippines: Technologies and practices, issues and problems, and recommendations
This electronic presentation describes current issues in water use efficiency as it relates to sustainable intensification of agriculture in the Philippines. Technologies, recommendations, and relevancy to the Agriculture ...
Biomass shifts and suppresses weed populations under conservation agriculture
Shifting tillage practices to Conservation Agriculture has numerous effects on both the soil and weed populations found in productive areas. The purpose of this research is to "quantify weed suppression of a summer cover ...
Sustainable tribal farming through conservation agriculture: SMARTS experience in Kendujhar
(Bhubaneswar, India: Orissa University ofAgriclture and Technology, 2011)
This presentation gave a synopsis of the SMARTS program in Kendujhar and highlighted the particpatory nature of the research to determine the benefits of conservation agriculture production system introduction to tribal ...
Manejo y conservación de suelos
(Presentation to local government, Sasquisili, Ecuador., 2011)
This presentation was made to the local government in Sasquisili, Ecuador. It explains methods and benefits of conserving soils in highly sloped agricultural areas of the Andes.
Initial results on soil quality; SANREM-CRSP conservation agriculture for food security in the Philippines
This electronic presentation described initial results uncovered by farmer-managed and researcher-managed Conservation Agriculture trials in Claveria, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, completed by SANREM CRSP Long Term ...