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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 ...
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 ...
Cambio climático, diversidad de papa y conocimiento local en el Altiplano boliviano
Este recurso explica las enlaces entre conocimiento local y la bioversidad de la papa en el Altiplano boliviano y cambio climatico. Estudios pasados han revelado la amenaza de cambio climatico a la biodiversidad del ...
DMC development in Cambodia: A tool for economic and territory development
This presentation calls for a comprehensive plan for future development to protect the natural resources and promote agricultural and rural development in Cambodia. For development to be beneficial, it is important to ...
Sustainable Management of Agroecological Resources in Tribal Soceties (SMARTS): Field observation in Nepal
(Pokhara, Nepal: LIBIRD, 2011)
This presentation introduces UH staff and students to LIBIRD and Tribhuan University, both in Nepal. It also introduces the farming conditions and crops at each study site.
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, ...
Soil and water conservation and management as a potential strategy for climate change adaptation in upland watersheds
The presentation is about soil erosion in the Phillipines, soil erosion types and estimation methods, WEPP model, SWAT model, soil conservation measures and practices
Using cognitive mapping to assess farmer decision-making
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2012)
The purpose of this presentation and workshop was to collect data on farmer thought processes and values in order to develop a cognitive map model and provide insight into the factors that motivate their decisions, especially ...
Adaptación de la agricultura y la ganadería al cambio climático en los Andes: Experiencias desde el ámbito de la I+D+i
Presentation on applicability of conservation agriculture techniques for mitigation of climate change.
Improving soil quality and crop productivity through conservation agricultural practices in cropping systems of West Africa
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation describes conservation agriculture research activities in West Africa, with a focus on Ghana and Mali (LTRA-8). The variation between the two countries and their differing research focus creates a number ...