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Cassava varieties for conservation agriculture with trees in the Philippines
To identify cassava cultivar with high root yield and aboveground biomass to be used in Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS).
Effect of conservation agriculture (on crop yields and system productivity) in maize-based farming system in the mid-hills of Nepal
This presentation introduces the concept of using CAPS as a way to improve food security in the Mid-hills region of Nepal.
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 ...
LTRA-6 update 2014
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in the Central Plateau Haiti. The presentation describes a baseline survey conducted at the beginning of the project that discerns ...
Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources for Tribal Societies (SMARTS): Conservation agriculture-based participatory research in Kendujhar, Orissa.
(Bhubaneswar, India: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology., 2012)
This presentation highlighted the SMARTS project work in Kendujhar, Orissa, India, and discussed each CAPS treatment as well as the participatory research conducted with farmers in that region.
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.
Adoption and impacts of conservation agriculture: Quasi experimental evidence from E. Africa
Conservation Agriculture is a recent and evolving concept to land management that seeks to optimise crop yields and farm profits in a manner that balances economic and environmental benefits. The underlying principles ...