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Economic linkages among occupational groups in the commune of Madiama
(Wallingford, Oxon; Cambridge, Mass.: CABI Publishing, 2005)
In chapter 13, Brewster et al. model the economic linkages between different groups of natural resource users and analyze the effect of the potential growth strategies. Using data from the PLLA (chapter 6) and an extensive ...
Crop-livestock farming systems in the semi-arid zone of Sub-Saharan Africa: Ordering diversity and understanding change
(London, England, UK: Overseas Development Institute (ODI), 1993)
A typology of mixed farming systems in the semi-arid zone of sub-Saharan Africa is needed: (1) to order diversity, (2) to assist development interventions and technical recommendations, and (3) to provide a framework for ...
Indicators of Land Quality and Sustainable Land Management: An Annotated Bibliography
(The World Bank, 1998)
This bibliography is a review of available information on indicators of sustainable land management and land quality. As expected, the emphasis is on agricultural land management, but references to forest land management ...
Atlas of African agriculture
(Rome: FAO, 1986)
This report contains various maps that show the climatic zones, rainfall reliability, natural vegetation, land use, and the length of the growing period.
Agro-biodiversity in subsistence-oriented farming system in a Philippine upland region: Nutritional considerations
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004)
The implications of agro-biodiversity for nutrition were studied in traditional subsistence oriented mixed farming systems in an upland region of the Philippines. An interdisciplinary approach was adopted: firstly, the ...
Conservation Reserve Program
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides technical and financial assistance to eligible farmers and ranchers to address soil, water, and related natural resource concerns on their lands in an environmentally beneficial ...
Disappearing peasantries? Rural labour redundancy in the neo-liberal era and beyond
(London Intermediate Technology Publications, 2000)
This chapter ventures to summarize the case-study findings through a schematic examination of the changing nature of peasant negotiating complexes. It then turns to the most salient challenge facing peasantries today, ...
Système de production agriculture-élevage du Mali-Sud: De la carte des flux de l'exploitation à l'outil d'aide à la décision en passant par le modèle
Dans la zone soudano-sahélienne, beaucoup d'espoirs reposent sur le développement de systèmes d'exploitation valorisant au mieux l'intégration agriculture-élevage. Or une intégration agriculture-élevage réussie passe par ...
Modernizing national agricultural extension systems: A practical guide for policy-makers of developing countries
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2005)
The paper presents a normative framework for the convenience of policy-makers. This framework has been developed for one main purpose: to review the present rural and agricultural extension systems of developing countries, ...
The Enterprising Peasant: Economic Development in Gombe Emirate, North Eastern State, Nigeria, 1900-1968
(London, UK: HMSO, 1976)
The book examines the level of economic growth in Gombe Emirate, north eastern Nigeria over the two generations from the beginning of the century; the time from the first decade to the 1960s saw a fourfold population ...