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Land and livelihoods: The politics of land reform in southern Africa
(Brighton, U.K.: Kensington Press, 2003)
This article examines the politics of land in southern Africa and, in particular, current processes of land reform in Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe. It argues that, despite the considerable attention given to land ...
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 ...
Developing improved dryland cropping systems for maize in semi-arid Tanzania. Part 1: Experimental evidence for the benefits of rainwater harvesting
(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Farmers in the southern Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania have a strong preference for maize as their staple crop and have resisted attempts to introduce sorghum as an alternative in spite of the high drought risk associated ...
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 ...
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. ...
Kinangop grasslands important biodiversity area
The Kinangop Grasslands IBA (Important Biodiversity Area) lies on the Kinangop plateau flanked by the Aberdares and the Rift Valley, near Lake Naivasha. These montane grasslands are part of the Kenyan Highlands Endemic ...
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.
The family economy and agricultural innovation in West Africa: Towards new partnerships: Overview
The conclusions of this report are:
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, ...