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The Multi-Functional Implement: A tool to jump-start development
This article describes the advantages of the Multi-Functional Implement, a tool that can be used for a variety of farm tasks in the context of conservation agriculture.
Predisposition for conservation agriculture in North West Ghana
(Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2011)
These proceedings are from the conference "Resilient food systems for a changing world" held in Brisbane, Australia, 26 - 29 September 2011. This conference focused on Conservation Agriculture practices, adoption, and ...
Agricultural interventions and nutrition: Lessons from the past and new evidence
(CAB International and FAO, 2011)
Globally, many poor households rely on agriculture for their livelihoods, and this remains true even when livelihoods are diversified. Poor households are also most vulnerable to undernutrition, including lack of micronutrients. ...
Gendered dimensions of conservation agriculture in Northwestern Cambodia
This research investigates gender-based constraints and opportunities to the
Space and Place through Soil: Participatory Mapping, Ethnopedology, and the importance of Local & Gendered Knowledge
The Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP) is in its fourth phase of using science to improve the livelihoods and food security of small farmers in the ...
Gender in Rural Areas
This chapter argues that women play a significant role in agriculture in developing countries that is not properly addressed or fully recognized. Culture and changing technologies affect the roles assigned to men and women. ...
Gender and Environment
The author argues that Ecofeminism has a variety of positions including cultural, liberal, social and socialist stances. There have been a variety of critiques of the essentialist nature of ecofeminism. From these critiques, ...
Conservation Agriculture in Subsistence Farming
(Boston, MA:CABI, 2015)
Conservation agriculture holds promise to address challenges of soil erosion and declining yields, making it a critical technology for improving food security and protecting the environment. This book brings together ...
Vegetable Agroforestry and Cashew-Cacao Systems in Vietnam
(Bangkok, Thailand: World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC), 2011)
This book is part of a four-book series that details the research conducted by the Nong Lam University research team concerning the addition of cacao to cashew farming systems in Vietnam. Eight cacao varieties were tested ...
State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet
(Washington, D.C.: The Worldwatch Institute, 2011)
This resource represents the culmination of Worldwatch Institute's project, Nourishing the Planet. This report focuses on the agricultural innovations that have made substantial impacts on those living in poverty worldwide ...