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Projection of aggregate and farm benefits of conservation agriculture productions systems using economic surplus analysis and linear programing in Nepal
Traditional agriculture in central mid hills of Nepal is characterized by cultivation of sloping lands, resulting in lower productivity and soil loss. The Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources in Tribal ...
On-station and on-farm experiments on conservation agriculture in slopping lands of Nepal
This presentation provides an update on the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collabrative Research Support Program’s (SANRME CRSP) project on the Sustainable Management Of Agroecological Resources ...
Sustainable management of agro-ecological resources for tribal societies (SMARTS)
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
The presentation provides as update up to September 2013 of the Sustainable Management Of Agroecological Resources For Tribal Societies (SMARTS) program under the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management ...
Agricultural mitigation of greenhouse gases: Science and policy options
(Washington, D.C.: Conference on Carbon Sequestration, 2001)
The focus of a forthcoming Council on Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) report is to summarize and synthesize the most recent research on the potential to mitigate GHG emissions through improvements in agricultural ...
Policies or projects? Land use incentives and soil conservation in a Philippine watershed
This presentation refutes the assumption that upland farmers are beyond the influence of market forces, suggesting that market interventions can be an effective tool for encouraging more sustainable land use and practices.
Changes in land use in Quilcas, a community in the Mantaro Valley in central Peru
The study covers the changes in land use in the period between 1960 and 2001. Eight workshops were held, each with different groups of farmers in which maps were generated. All maps were hand drawn on a 1/25000 base map ...
Improving the water component of an agricultural climate change assessment: Issues from the standpoint of agricultural economists
The National Global Climate Change Research Program is supporting appraisals of water and agriculture among others. This paper discusses ways that the agricultural appraisal impact analysis
Modeling district-level socioeconomic linkages and growth: Towards sustainable natural resource management in agricultural and pastoral systems under environmental stress and conflict in the Niger Delta region of Mali
(Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2000)
Using an extensive data set collected in the study area this paper develops a Social Accounting matrix model for the Madiama commune within the Mopti region in northern Mali, in order to better understand and analyze: (a) ...
Agricultural climate change impact: General concerns and findings from Mali, Kenya, Uganda, and Senegal
This paper discusses concerns about the impact of climate change on agriculture. Methods for assessing the impacts of climate change and the results from impact assessments in Mali, Kenya, Uganda, and Senegal are presented.
Economic potential of greenhouse gas emission reductions: Comparative role for soil sequestration in agriculture and forestry
This paper examines the relative contribution of AF activities in an emission reduction program, focusing in part on the relative desirability of sequestration in forests and agricultural soils. The analysis will consider ...