The system will be unavailable due to maintenance on Thursday July 19 from 7:00-8:30 am ET.
Farmers' adoption of conservation agriculture: A review and synthesis of recent research
MetadataShow full item record
The paper reviews and synthesizes past research in order to identify those independent variables that explain conservation agriculture adoption. The authors find few if any influences on the adoption of conservation agriculture after analyzing factors such as farm size, education, land tenure, output prices, and soil erosion rate among many variables. The only possible universal factor may be social capital based on positive findings of some research and expected cost-effectiveness relative to other policy approaches.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Harsch, E.; Philipose, L.; Munyakho, D.; Munyakho, S.; Sawadogo, J.M.; Sawadogo, M. (1995)A collection of seven papers examining the action of a number of communities throughout Africa to halt environmental degradation and conserve their local environmental resources. The first paper (Harsch, pp.2-7,40) examines ...
Developing optimum level of soil nutrient management for maize in conservation agriculture production system (CAPS) Mercado, Agustin R., Jr.; Edralin, Don Immanuel; Arcinal, Gil A.; Reyes, Manuel R. (2014)Maie is the main staple crop in the conservation agriculture production system in this acid upland soil where it is traditionally grown twice a year. Appropriate fertility management is important so that optimum yield and ...
Zurita, P. (2005)This presentation describes the concept of conservation incentive agreements (CIAs) and discusses the case study of Guyana. Additionally, the Conservation Stewards Program, another PES-type initiative, and CIFOR's PES water ...