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Projection of aggregate and farm benefits of conservation agriculture productions systems using economic surplus analysis and linear programing in Nepal
Traditional agriculture in central mid hills of Nepal is characterized by cultivation of sloping lands, resulting in lower productivity and soil loss. The Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources in Tribal ...
On-station and on-farm experiments on conservation agriculture in slopping lands of Nepal
This presentation provides an update on the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collabrative Research Support Program’s (SANRME CRSP) project on the Sustainable Management Of Agroecological Resources ...
Sustainable management of agro-ecological resources for tribal societies (SMARTS)
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
The presentation provides as update up to September 2013 of the Sustainable Management Of Agroecological Resources For Tribal Societies (SMARTS) program under the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management ...
Bowen Ratio Energy Balance Measurement of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fluxes of No-Till and Conventional Tillage Agriculture in Lesotho
(Open Journal of Soil Science, 2014)
Global food demand requires that soils be used intensively for agriculture, but how these soils are managed greatly impacts soil fluxes of carbon dioxide (CO2). Soil management practices can cause carbon to be either ...
Agricultural mitigation of greenhouse gases: Science and policy options
(Washington, D.C.: Conference on Carbon Sequestration, 2001)
The focus of a forthcoming Council on Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) report is to summarize and synthesize the most recent research on the potential to mitigate GHG emissions through improvements in agricultural ...
On-Farm Composting Methods
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 2003)
Soil productivity and environmental concerns have revived global interest in organic recycling practices such as composting. Composting is an attractive proposition for turning on-farm organic waste material into a valuable ...
Policies or projects? Land use incentives and soil conservation in a Philippine watershed
This presentation refutes the assumption that upland farmers are beyond the influence of market forces, suggesting that market interventions can be an effective tool for encouraging more sustainable land use and practices.
Optimizing soil moisture for plant production: The significance of soil porosity
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 2003)
This publication discusses the processes above, within and below the soil that enable water to move and crops to grow, and is intended to help land users make better use and take better care of these basic resources. The ...
Economic development, watershed health and water policy
Economic growth and population increase brings about increases in water demand. The major user of water in the Philippines is the agriculture sector, followed by the industries and the domestic and municipal sectors. At ...
Entrepreneurs, elites, and exclusion in Maasailand: Trends in wildlife conservation and pastoralist development
(Berlin, Germany: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2002)
Maasai pastoralists in Kenya are rapidly diversifying. Maasai may now derive their main livelihoods (and sometimes considerable income) from farming, wildlife tourism, and/or the leasing of land for large-scale cereal ...