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Agroforestry in the management of sloping lands in Asia and the Pacific
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998)
Results from studies in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the International Board for Soil Research and Management (IBSRAM) are summarized. Soil loss data are presented as well as comments on the effectiveness of hedgerow ...
Changes in rural household livelihood strategies and outcomes in Burkina Faso
(Nairobi, Kenya: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT), 2002)
Changes in rural livelihood assets, activities, and incomes in the Sahelian, Guinean and Sudanian zones of Burkina Faso during the last 20 years are described and examined. A rapid resurvey in 2002 of rural households ...
The impact of agricultural and household technologies on women: A conceptual and quantitative analysis in Burkina Faso
(Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier, 1999)
Agricultural technologies (new cultivars, inorganic fertilizers, soil- and water-conservation techniques) in Sub-Saharan Africa have been primarily introduced to male farmers by male-dominated extension services on the ...
Post-praia progress toward tenure security and decentralization: Review of CILSS-member country legislative reforms
While this report was solicited as a commentary on legislation per se, it is written in the spirit of recognizing the fundamental but not exclusive role of legislation in achieving sustainable and equitable resource use. ...
Proceedings of the Inaugural Planning Workshop on the User's Perspective with Agricultural Research and Development
(Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines: UPWARD, 1990)
This publication is the proceedings of the Inaugural Planning Workshop on the User's Perspective with Agricultural Research and Development, held in Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines, 3-5 April 1990.
Sustainable rural livelihoods: Practical concepts for the 21st century
(University of Sussex, UK: Institute of Development Studies, 1991)
This paper discusses concepts of sustainable livelihoods from the poor rural household level. It focuses on a) enhancing capability - education, health, support for farmers, transport, information, communication and credit, ...
"Bargaining" and gender relations: Within and beyond the household
This paper presents a set of models to serve as an alternative to the problem of looking at households as a "unitary" concept. The author uses analytical description, a formal model, and empirical analysis in different ...
The Multi-Functional Implement: A tool to jump-start development
This article describes the advantages of the Multi-Functional Implement, a tool that can be used for a variety of farm tasks in the context of conservation agriculture.
Participatory exclusions, community forestry, and gender: An analysis for South Asia and a conceptual framework
The study is based on fieldwork conducted in India and Nepal and it demonstrates how the management of local natural resources by village communities can exclude the most disadvantaged. The article provides a map of ...
Non-timber forest products, gender, and households in Nicaragua: A commodity chain analysis
(Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 2002)
This thesis examines the commodity chains of coco baskets and straw brooms as non-timber forest products in Nicaragua. While the research recognizes that non-timber forest products have been promoted as a means for sustainable ...