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Extension from an innovation systems perspective
The dynamics of extension are changing; it is expected to broaden its agenda to include supporting market linkages, support environmental conservation, and enhance the voice of the poor. However, it continues to be supported ...
Priorities of stakeholder decision makers
While land users directly manage natural resources, decisions made at local, provincial, national, regional, and global levels directly and indirectly influence agriculture and natural resource management. Relationships ...
Relationships between the global decision support system and regional projects: SANREM II - A conceptual framework
SANREM research involves development and application of methods to enhance the sustainable use of natural resources to achieve the USAID goals of improving food availability and economic growth. The current mandate is to ...
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 ...
Impact assessment of SANREM's training program on Participatory Landscape-Lifescape Appraisal (PLLA) for community based resource management in the municipalitities of Lantapan and Valencia, Bukidnon
In this presentation the authors' objectives are: to describe the training inputs: trainee characteristics, and trainee assessment of human resource capabilities and the training course design; to determine the relationship ...
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.
Soil fertility changes, potentials and vulnerabilities
This presentation reports on a study with the objectives of analyzing the fertility status of the soils in the Cotacachi area, identifying limiting factors in different zones of the area, and examining the long-term effects ...
Farm environment, farmer knowledge and technical efficiency: An investigation among upland corn farmers in Bukidnon, Philippines
(Watkinsville, GA: SANREM CRSP, 2001)
Using a panel data (1994-1999) of upland corn farmers' production and soil conservation practices, this paper investigates the influence of farmers' technical and ecological knowledge on their technical efficiency (TE). ...
Analysis multitemporal de cambio del uso del suelo en la region andina del canton Cotacachi entre los años 1963 y 2000
OBJETIVOS: desarrollar un mapa de cobertura vegetal para los años 1963, 1978, 1993 y 2000 para una superficie de 21902 ha; caracterizar las diferentes categorías de uso del suelo; cuantificar el área correspondiente a cada ...
La Finca de futuros ancestrales: Uniendo el pasado con el presente a tráves de la agricultura
Objetivos Generales: investigar la dimension cultural de la agro-biodiversidad en las distintas comunidades y zonas agro-ecologicas de Cotacachi; acercar a las distintas generaciones por medio del banco de memorias (Dra. ...