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Review of: Sumberg and Thompson (eds.). Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World
This review provides an overview and critical analysis of the book: Sumberg, J. and J Thompson. 2012. Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World. NY: Taylor & Frances Books. It emphasizes the lead chapter, ...
Challenges and opportunities for smallholder adoption of conservation agriculture
(Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech, Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), 2009)
Conservation agriculture (CA) has been trumpeted as the solution for reducing soil degradation and increasing agricultural productivity throughout the world. Some farmland settings, such as in Brazil and the United States, ...
Agricultural carbon finance projects: Can they be sustainable?
Agricultural carbon schemes are purported to constitute a ‘triple win’ for sustainable development. Practices such as agroforestry, reduced tillage, and grasslands management can increase yields and improve resilience while ...
Resultats d' enquetes de base sur les conflits dans la commune Madiama
(Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2000)
Le projet SANREM est un projet chargé de recherche sur les systèmes d'exploitation
Using a Social Network Approach to Improve Participatory Research for Conservation Agriculture: Initial Findings from the Mt. Elgon Region Initial Findings from the Mt. Elgon Region
The presentation reviewed initial findings for a study on social network approaches to improve participatory research for conservation agriculture in the Mt. Elgon region of Kenya and Uganda. Changes in technology transfer ...
Social networks and agricultural production knowledge: Findings from the Mt. Elgon Region (Kenya and Uganda)
Technological change leading to sustained smallholder innovation in conservation agriculture (CA) involves more than just the introduction of new practices by a transforming agent (extension or NGO). Many observers note ...
Un modèle de gestion décentralisée des resources naturelles au Sahel: Cas du CCGRN dans la Commune Rurale de Madiama
Important stakeholders and pathways in the passage of SANREM, IER, and CARE technologies in Commune Rurale de Madiama.
Stakeholders, social network analysis and participatory innovation for conservation agriculture
The presentation focused on how communicative competence has changed since the first Green Revolution. The role of technology transfer in the first Green Revolution was found to be a key factor in the diffusion of innovations. ...
From technology transfer to adaptive management: Knowledge networks for technological change in agriculture
In studying agricultural development, we are interested in the characteristics of local contexts which enable or prevent technological change. Network theory and literature from social construction of technology provide ...