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Tendiendo Puentes Entre Los Paisajes Humanos Y Naturales: La investigación participativa y el desarrollo ecológico en una frontera agrícola andina
(Quito, Ecuador: Sistema DocuTech, 2001)
This book synthesizes the results of the SANREM program in the Nanegal parish, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. The region, located between the Guayllabamba and Alambi rivers in northwestern Ecuador, has been the site of ...
Bridging Human and Ecological Landscapes: Participatory Research and Sustainable Development in an Andean Agricultural Frontier
(Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 2001)
Jequetepeque and Piura river basins Equitable Payment for Watershed Services project
CARE Peru's and WWF Peru's Equitable Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) project is part of an international initiative supported by DANIDA and DGIS (Holland) in 5 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, to promote ...
Factors influencing farmers' adoption of Kalima bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) variety in Malawi
(The Haworth Press, 2004)
Adoption of appropriate agricultural technologies is a necessary requirement for sustainable agricultural development. This study was conducted to investigate the adoption of Kalima, a new introduced dry bean variety ...
Men's crops? Women's crops? The gender patterns of cropping in Ghana
This paper identifies cultural distinctions between men's crops and women's crops as found in the literature on agriculture in West Africa. The study was based on a nationally survey from Ghana used to examine if indeed ...
FAO Nepal fact sheet: Women in agriculture, environment and rural production
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2001)
Extra-household factors and women farmers' supply response in sub-saharan Africa
(Great Britain: Elsevier, 2000)
This paper reflects on how often economic reforms do not create the expected result, and even increase pressures and burdens on women. The discussion highlights some factors that interfere with women's agriculture production, ...
Women in agriculture: Second international conference on women in agriculture interactive website
(Washington, DC: Women in Agriculture, USDA, 2002)
This site presents the full transcripts of the breakout sessions for the Second International Conference on Women in Agriculture. The link for each talk appears underneath one of two major themes: Community Issues and ...
Gender and community conservation
The conservation of biodiversity relies on the involvement of the full community -- both women and men -- whose interests and perspectives regarding natural resources may differ. Often, an ostensibly gender-neutral initiative ...
Land, trees, and women: Evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra
(Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001)
Widespread deforestation in many developing countries has contributed to ecological deterioration, particularly in marginal areas. Agroforestry has been potential to halt this decline and improve the livelihoods of poor ...