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The Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebase is a collection of information resources (books, reports, journal articles, videos, movies, presentations) produced or identified, classified, and summarized by SANREM researchers. This collection provides direct access or links to resources relevant to sustainable agriculture and natural resource management. - http://www.oired.vt.edu/sanremcrsp/professionals/knowledgebase/

Contact Information:

Feed the Future SANREM Innovation Lab
Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED)
526 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0378
E-mail: sanrem@vt.edu
Telephone: +1 (540) 231-1230
Fax: +1 (540) 231-140

Recent Submissions

  • An integrative approach for introducing conservation agriculture practices to tribal societies in India 

    Halbrendt, Jacqueline; Lai, Cynthia; Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine; Idol, Travis; Ray, Chittaranjan; Evensen, Carl; Roul, Pravat K. (Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
    This poster presents the results from implimenting CAPS methods in tribal villages located in Odessa State, India. It gives socio-economic data for households in the study villages as well as project objectives and methods. ...
  • An integrative approach for introducing conservation agricultural practices to tribal societies in India 

    Halbrendt, Jacqueline; Lai, Cynthia; Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine; Idol, Travis; Ray, Chittaranjan; Evensen, Carl; Roul, Pravat K. (Honolulu Hawaii: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
    Small-holder farms in rural India struggle with reduced maize yields due to traditional farming methods. The introduction of modern conservation agriculture practices can provide higher yields and household income while ...
  • Conservation agricultural practices to the tribal communities of Odisha, India 

    Halbrendt, Jacqueline (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
    This presentation introduces the SMARTS project and gives 1st year results of CAPS implementation in Odessa, India. The presentation uses yield data as well as socio-economic analysis to develop conclusions and implications ...
  • Conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) poster for Orissa, India 2011 

    Halbrendt, Jacqueline (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
    This poster illustrates how the short-term costs of CAPS implementation are outweighed by long-term benefits. The CAPS shown are specific to those implemented on trial plots in Orissa, India; minimum till, cover crops and ...
  • mAgri Programme Website 

    The GSMA Development Fund (2011)
    This website provides information on GSMA Development Fund's mAgri and mFarmer programs. mAgri, initiated in 2009, currently supports mobile information programs in India and Kenya. The mFarmer program began in 2011 and ...
  • Farmers’ preference: AHP workshop and analysis 

    Lai, Cynthia; Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Manoa, CTHAR, 2011)
    A presentation presenting detailed steps in conducting AHP to determine tribal Indian farmers' preference for cropping strategies that improve profit, labor savings, yield, or soil quality. These strategies are in pursuit ...
  • Introduction to SANREM / SMARTS Project 

    Halbrendt, Jacqueline (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Manoa, 2011)
    This presentation provides an introduction to SANREM SMARTS Project, discusses project goals, traditional agriculture impacts on soil quality, conservation agriculture systems, which include minimum tillage, intercropping, ...
  • Agriculture for Development: Autumn 2009 

    Tropical Agriculture Association (United Kingdom: Tropical Agriculture Association, 2009)
    This publication is a newsletter with a Conservation Agriculture emphasis produced by the Tropical Agriculture Association about global development projects related to agriculture.
  • Evaluación de bacterias endófitas para el control de enfermedades de importancia económica en papa 

    Plata, G.; Backman, P.; Poleatewich, A.M. (Cochabamba, Bolivia: Revista de Agricultura, 2011)
    Con el proposito de reducir el uso de plaguicidas al momento de la siembra para el control de rizoctoniasis, roña y costra plateada en el cultivo de papa (Solanum tuberosum), se establecio un ensayo en los invernaderos de ...
  • Opportunities for sustainable intensification of agricultural practices to improve crop productivity of small holding farmers in West Africa 

    Prasad, P.V. Vara; Naab, J.B.; Doumbia, M.D.; Dalton, T.D. (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
    This presentation provides an overview of the research efforts of the SANREM CRSP's Long-Term Research Activity 8: Improving soil quality and crop productivity through CAPS in West Africa. It outlines the present production ...
  • Knowledge of households, cropping systems, perceptions on conservation agricultural practices in Upper West region of Ghana 

    Yahaya, I.; Hashim, I.; Naab, J.B.; Prasad, P.V. Vara; Dalton, T.J. (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
    This poster describes the recent findings of the SANREM CRSP's Long-Term Research Activity 8 in the Upper West region of Ghana. This research team interviewed 358 farmers in 12 communities of 3 districts in Ghana in order ...
  • Development and transfer of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for small-holder farms in eastern Uganda and western Kenya 

    Norton, James; Arnould, E.; Norton, U.; Peck, D.; Press, M.; Okalebo, R.; Omondi, E.; Mukhwana, E.J.; Bashaasha, B.; R. Laker-Ojok; Okeyo, J.; Odhiambo, J.A.; Owori, M.; Oluko, P.; Ogonga, P.; Chepkurui, I.; Sikuku, D. (2011)
    This poster provides an overview of the Long Term Research Activity 10 of Phase IV of the SANREM CRSP in two upland and two lowland areas in Mt. Elgon region of Kenya-Uganda border: Kapchorwa and Tororo Uganda; Trans Nzoia ...
  • Conservation agricultural practices in West Africa 

    Prasad, P.V. Vara; Naab, J.B.; Doumbia, M.D.; Dalton, T.D. (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
    The poster provides an overview of the research conducted by the SANREM CRSP's Long-Term Research Activity 8. This research team hopes to assess conservation agriculture practices and identify practices suitable to the ...
  • Influence of conservation agricultural practices on maize and soybean yield in Upper West region of Ghana 

    Naab, J.B.; Prasad, P.V. Vara (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
    Sustainable intensification of conservation agricultural practices can improve crop productivity and soil health. These practices will help farmers to adapt their crop production systems to future changing climates and ...
  • Soils knowledge and gendered landscapes in Bolivia and the Philippines: Can GIS tell their story? 

    Harman, M.; Christie, Maria Elisa; Agriesti, K.; Botello, Rubén; Dayo, H. (2011)
    This poster explores the challenges of mixing GIS and qualitative methods in a research-for-development context with a collaborative research program financed by USAID. It is a part of a pilot project to identify gender-based ...
  • Descriptive report on cropping systems in Upper West Region, Ghana 

    Yahaya, I.; Hashim, I.; Naab, J.; Dalton, T.J. (Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech, 2011)
    The challenges one faces in trying to increase improving ecosystem services, improve yields and increase farm level profitability in West African countries largely revolve around the environmental and economic constraints. ...
  • CCRA-7: Gendered perspectives for conservation agriculture 

    Christie, Maria Elisa (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011-11-10)
    This webpage provides an overview of the Cross Cutting Research Activity 7 (Gendered Perspectives for Conservation Agriculture), a qualitative, case study-based research project within Phase IV of the SANREM CRSP. Information ...
  • Gender and participatory mapping: Local knowledge and empowerment in development research 

    Christie, Maria Elisa; Luebbering, C.; Agriesti, K.; Byrne, M.; Montgomery, K.; Van Houweling, E.; Zseleczky, L.; Harman, M. (2011)
    Participatory mapping as a research technique is a means for women to express their spaces and resources. This poster explores mapping as both a process and product in field work with smallholder farmers in Latin America, ...
  • SANREM CRSP household soil survey 

    CCRA 7: Gendered Perspectives for Conservation Agriculture (Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2010)
    Soils/gender survey questions to be included in larger household survey or serve as a guide for unstructured interviews. Initially designed for the South African team within Phase IV of the SANREM CRSP.
  • Mechanisms of summertime precipitation variability in the Bolivian Altiplano: Present and future 

    Thibeault, J.M.; Seth, Anji; Wang, G. (Reading, United Kingdom: Royal Meteorological Society, 2011)
    The Bolivian Altiplano is particular vulnerable to harmful effects of climate change and corresponding disturbances in precipitation patterns. In this study, CMIP3 models were analyzed according to their ability to simulate ...

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