Tribal farmer preferences for conservation agriculture production systems: An application of Analytic Hierarchy Process.
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In winter of 2012, Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) was conducted in three Nepali villages in or near the Trisuli River valley and at two in-country research organizations. AHP was conducted with a total of 40 scientists and 41 randomly selected farmers. Expert Choice 11.5.829 was used to calculate results. Overall, soil quality (49%) was perceived as most important to the goal of improved income. This was followed by yield (25%), profit (14%), and labor savings (11%). Also in terms of improved income, CAPS 1 (cowpea monocrop with conventional tillage) was weighted highest (35%) and was followed by CAPS 3 (cowpea/millet intercrop with strip tillage; 34%), CAPS 2 (cowpea/millet intercrop with conventional tillage; 22%), and farmer practice (millet monocrop with conventional tillage 9%).
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