Integrating economics, technology networks, soils and gender to remove constraints to conservation agriculture in the developing world

Abstract

The following poster provides an overview of the multidisciplinary approach of the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP) in promoting the expansion of Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices in the developing world. The program currently pulls experts and ideologies from agricultural economics, technology networks/knowledge dissemination, soils, and gender fields within its CA research projects.

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Keywords
Carbon sequestration, Economic growth, Conservation agriculture, Semiarid zones, Soil conservation, Arid zones, Gender, Adoption of innovations, Multidisciplinary, Smallholders, Staple crops
Citation
Presented at Resilient Food Systems for a Changing World: Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture Incorporating 3rd Farming Systems Design Conference held in Brisbane, Australia, 26 - 29 September 2011