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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 ...
The interaction of physical, biological, and socio-economic factors in determining human roles in a dynamic agricultural production system - The Hawazma Ttanshumants of Western Sudan
This report describes the three main agricultural production systems in the Sudan, which are sedentary farmers, transhumant pastoralists and true nomads. Also discussed are production roles, migration cycles, decision-making ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
Gendered science: A critique of agricultural development
The paper questions the gender bias in paradigms and programs of agriculture research. The author argues that even though women's knowledge in farming practices is crucial to agricultural and social sustainability, their ...
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 ...
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 ...