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Achieving Nutritional Impact and Food Security through Agriculture
(Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), 2011)
Agricultural interventions can have a profound impact on food security and nutrition. However, they can also potentially negatively affect these same two outcomes by neglecting to consider the impacts of technologies, ...
Bowen Ratio Energy Balance Measurement of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fluxes of No-Till and Conventional Tillage Agriculture in Lesotho
(Open Journal of Soil Science, 2014)
Global food demand requires that soils be used intensively for agriculture, but how these soils are managed greatly impacts soil fluxes of carbon dioxide (CO2). Soil management practices can cause carbon to be either ...
Bridging Human and Ecological Landscapes: Participatory Research and Sustainable Development in an Andean Agricultural Frontier
(Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 2001)
The economic and food security implications of climate change in Mali
(Dordrecht-Holland ; Boston: Reidel Publishing Company, 2003)
This study uses climate change projections from two global circulation models to address the impact of climate change on Mali's agriculture sector and the consequences for the sector economy and food security. The authors ...
The Open Economy And The Environment: Development, Trade and Resources in Asia
(Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2003)
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 ...
On-Farm Composting Methods
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 2003)
Soil productivity and environmental concerns have revived global interest in organic recycling practices such as composting. Composting is an attractive proposition for turning on-farm organic waste material into a valuable ...
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.
Optimizing soil moisture for plant production: The significance of soil porosity
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 2003)
This publication discusses the processes above, within and below the soil that enable water to move and crops to grow, and is intended to help land users make better use and take better care of these basic resources. The ...
Economic development, watershed health and water policy
Economic growth and population increase brings about increases in water demand. The major user of water in the Philippines is the agriculture sector, followed by the industries and the domestic and municipal sectors. At ...