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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 ...
Agricultural carbon finance projects: Can they be sustainable?
Agricultural carbon schemes are purported to constitute a ‘triple win’ for sustainable development. Practices such as agroforestry, reduced tillage, and grasslands management can increase yields and improve resilience while ...
Economic Impact Assessment of SANREM
While conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) are known as methods for improving soils, the economic impact of their adoption must also guide research and promotion. This PowerPoint, from Sustainable Agriculture ...
Feminist Geographic Information Sciences (FGIS)
(Blacksburg, VA.: Virginia Tech, Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), 2014)
This presentation was developed as a teaching module to contribute to the gap of feminist geographic information systems (FGIS) in international development. It summaries recent literature on GIS theory and development and ...
Manejo y conservación de suelos
(Presentation to local government, Sasquisili, Ecuador., 2011)
This presentation was made to the local government in Sasquisili, Ecuador. It explains methods and benefits of conserving soils in highly sloped agricultural areas of the Andes.
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 ...
GIC para el manejo del capital natural: Experiencias del proyecto INIAP-SANREM CRSP
Presentation made to the local government in Saraguro, Ecuador about the process of watershed management and experiences in watershed management for conservation agriculture.
The utilization of soil conservation practices in central Haiti
High rates of soil erosion are a well documented problem in Haiti. However, relatively few studies have attempted to measure the effects of erosion and its mitigation on farm productivity. In this study we will attempt to ...
Creation and adaptation of direct seeding mulch based cropping systems for tropical upland in South-East Asia
In South East Asia, soaring demands for agricultural productions lead to increasing pressures on natural resources; soil degradation (erosion, organic matter mineralization, salinisation …), water pollution, forests clearings ...