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Migrations et intensifications: La dynamique agraire des Lobi de Nord-Est ivoirien
Le Nord-Est de la Côte d'Ivoire, c'est-à-dire les départements de Bouna et de Bondoukou (fig. 1), est resté longtemps à l'écart de l'agriculture marchande d'exportation, contrairement au Sud forestier qui est entré très ...
La décentralisation et les conflits agriculteurs-éleveurs dans le delta interieur du Niger: Quelles échelles de gestion communautaire des ressources naturelles?
Au Mali, les travaux relatifs a la gestion commnautaire des ressources naturelles sont relativement nombreux. Si la plupart d'entre eux s'accordent pour dire que le controle local de la gestion des terroirs aboutit a une ...
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 ...
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.
Economic implications of potential ENSO frequency and strength shifts
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)
This paper evaluates the economic consequences that would occur in the agricultural sector if the strength and frequency of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) event would increase, which some researchers suggest could ...
Greenhouse gas mitigation in U.S. agriculture and forestry
(Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2001)
This paper discusses the economic and technical potential for sequestering carbon in the agriculture and forestry (AF) sectors of the United States. The authors apply an agricultural sector model that includes green house ...
Assessing regional impacts of change: Linking economic and environmental models
(Barking, England: Elsevier Science Ltd., 2000)
There is an increasing demand for holistic analysis of proposed changes that addresses both environmental and economic factors and impacts. Because economic and environmental models typically have very different, seemingly ...
Does nonfarm job growth encourage or retard soil conservation in Philippine uplands?
(Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002)
This paper examines the impacts that growth in nonfarm job opportunities may have on agricultural practices in the Philippine uplands. One possible scenario is that the increased opportunity cost of farm labor would decrease ...
Economic potential of biomass based fuels for greenhouse gas emission mitigation
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003)
This paper examines the role biofuels could potentially fill in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by decreasing combustion of fossil fuels. Currently, biofuels are not economically viable if not subsidized. The authors ...
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 ...