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Crop-livestock farming systems in the semi-arid zone of Sub-Saharan Africa: Ordering diversity and understanding change
(London, England, UK: Overseas Development Institute (ODI), 1993)
A typology of mixed farming systems in the semi-arid zone of sub-Saharan Africa is needed: (1) to order diversity, (2) to assist development interventions and technical recommendations, and (3) to provide a framework for ...
Conservation Reserve Program
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides technical and financial assistance to eligible farmers and ranchers to address soil, water, and related natural resource concerns on their lands in an environmentally beneficial ...
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.
An analysis of commercial vegetable farms in relation to sustainability in the uplands of Southeast Asia
(Great Britain: Elsevier Science Ltd., 1998)
This paper examines the factors limiting vegetable crop yields in the uplands of Southeast Asia. A survey of farms and soil sampling conducted in the upper Manupali watershed, Mindinao, the Philippines found large differences ...
Prices and tree planting on hillside farms in Palawan
(Great Britain: Elsevier Science Ltd., 1999)
This paper assesses the factors determining the adoption of tree crops on low-income farms in the Philippines. The author applies regression analysis to evaluate the influence of prices, price uncertainty and individual ...
Resource-poor farmer participation in research: A synthesis of experiences from nine national agricultural research stations
In 1986, ISNAR initiated a major study on the organization and management of on-farm, client-oriented research (OFCOR) in national agricultural research systems (NARS). OFCOR is a research approach designed to help research ...
Agroforestry performance on small farms in Amazonia: Findings from the Rondonia Agroforestry Pilot Project
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000)
This article reports on the success of an agroforestry pilot project first begun in 1992. Overall, there is a high rate of success in adoption and in linking producers to markets, with particularly high sustainability rates ...
Agroforestry diffusion and secondary forest regeneration in the Brazilian Amazon: Further findings from the Rondônia Agroforesty Pilot Project (1992-2002)
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005)
This article reports on research conducted on a ten year pilot program for agroforestry in the Amazon. With the aim of studying the effectiveness of agroforestry practices and sustainability as a livelihood method, the ...