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Adapting to climate change in Andean Ecosystems: SANREM LTRA-4 Practices and Strategies
Adapting to Change in the Andean Highlands: Practices and Strategies to Address Climate and Market Risks in Vulnerable Agro-ecosystems (SANREM CRSP LTRA 4) is focused on identifying the consequences of climate change for ...
GLEAMS evaluation in potato fields for agricultural nutrient management in central Bolivian highlands
(St. Joseph, MI: ASABE, 2010)
The objective of this study was to assess the suitability of the GLEAMS model as a tool for evaluating fertilization and cropping system practices for potatoes in the Andes of central Bolivia and make recommendations for ...
Land Use Change, Fuel Use and Respiratory Health in Uganda
This paper examines how biomass supply and consumption are affected by land use change in Uganda. We find that between 2007 and 2012 there was a 22% reduction in fuelwood sourced from proximate forests, and an 18% increase ...
Gender analysis of agricultural labor in the mid-hills of Nepal and the implications for the adoption of conservation agriculture.
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
Because women share much of the burden of agricultural production, it is critical to examine the impact that agricultural innovations will have on the distribution of labor between genders. Conservation agriculture has ...
Local incentive-based policy for vegetable-agroforestry: A locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to climate change
(Laguna, Philippines: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), 2010)
This policy brief describes the experience of the Lantapan Municipality in developing an incentive-based policy to promote vegetable-agroforestry (VAf) as a locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to ...
Technology networks for conservation agriculture: Kitale, Kenya
(Office of International Research, Education, and Development: Blacksburg, VA, 2012)
This presentation, given in Kitale, Kenya in February 2012 was given as part of a feedback workshop sponsored by the Technology Networks Cross Cutting Research Activity. The main goal of the presentation was to summarize ...
Can conservation agriculture improve soil quality and sequester carbon in the short term for dryland smallholders in the developing world?
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (SANREM) Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) seeks to determine the effects of ...
Video on community-driven development and social capital
In this video, Keith M. Moore discusses community-driven development and social capital. He first describes the process of a development project gaining a community’s trust. He then describes two types of social capital: ...
Summary of work in soil metagenomics and pyrosequencing
This presentation summarizes work in soil metagenomics and pyrosequencing.