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Learnings: SANREM partners' testimonies
(Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines: PCARRD, 2004)
This book contains six brief case studies that detail the impact the SANREM project in the Philippines. The people in these case studies tell about the lessons they learned in natural resource management and sustainable ...
Agroecology, scaling and interdisciplinarity
(Elsevier B.V., 2003)
Based on a review of its history, its present structure and its objective in the future, agroecology is defined as an integrative discipline that includes elements from agronomy, ecology, sociology and economics. Agroecology's ...
Somkit Kirikumsap: Preserving traditions, conserving resources
(Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ASB) Programme, 2002)
The ASB Voices series aims to convey for a broad audience the insights and perspectives from people's real-life experiences and challenges in the humid tropics. In doing so, it highlights the implications for the global ...
La collecte des eaux de surface en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre Water harvesting in western and central Africa
Ce livre décrit le contexte technique, socio-économique et institutionnel de la collecte de l'eau en Afrique de l'Ouest et en Afrique Centrale. Les auteurs reconnaissent l'existence d'une variété de technologies endogènes ...
Common ground, common future
(International Union for Conservation of Natural Resources, 2001)
This report details how there is a rising demand for food at the same time there is an growing movement to preserve biodiversity. The authors state that these two goals can be achieved at the same time through ecoagriculture. ...
Transgenic trees and trade: Problems on the horizon?
This paper discusses the potential barriers, biotechnology possibilities and international trade and forest certification issues on transgenic trees.
Future education in ecological agriculture and food systems: A student-faculty evaluation and planning process
(Binghamton, NY: Food Products Press, 2000)
This paper provides an evaluation of three short graduate-level courses on ecological agriculture and food systems offered in Norway 1995-1997. The evaluation took place in 1999, in the form of a three day workshop involving ...
Taming the land, the wind and the sun: The story of the Binahon Agroforestry Farm
(Laguna, Philippines: University of the Philippines at Los Baños College, 2007)
A short film released by SANREM documents how a family applied sustainable agriculture practices to establish a highly successful business in Lantapan, Bukidnon, Philippines.
Biodiversity associated with an irrigated rice agro-ecosystem in Sri Lanka
(Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media B.V, Formerly Kluwer Academic Publishers B.V., 2004)
Irrigated rice fields are temporary wetland agro-ecosystems, managed with a variable degree of intensity. A survey was carried out in Sri Lanka to document the overall biodiversity associated with this unique agro-ecosystem, ...
Land, trees, and women: Evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra
(Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001)
Widespread deforestation in many developing countries has contributed to ecological deterioration, particularly in marginal areas. Agroforestry has been potential to halt this decline and improve the livelihoods of poor ...