Natural Resource Management

Managing tillage and FYM for enhancing maize production and soil properties in mid-hills of Nepal

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: A field experiment was conducted at farmers’ field in Chitwan, Nepal during May-July 2012 to evaluate the effect of tillage and different doses […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): R. Pudasaini; K.R. Pande
  • Type of Document: Media

Review of: Sumberg and Thompson (eds.). Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World

Description: This review provides an overview and critical analysis of the book: Sumberg, J. and J Thompson. 2012. Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): K.M. Moore
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Do bacterial and fungal communities in soils of the Bolivian Altiplano change under shorter fallow periods?

Description: Leaving fields fallow can improve soil fertility, but there is limited information on the effect of fallowing on soil microbiology. This article presents a study […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): L. Gomez-Montano; A. Jumpponen; M.A. Gonzales; J. Cusicanqui; C. Valdivia; P.P. Motavalli; M. Herman; K.A. Garrett
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Measuring the economic impact of conservation agriculture adoption in rural India using linear programming and economic surplus analysis

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: Despite its proven ability to increase yields, improve soils and reduce pollution, conservation agriculture (CA) adoption remains low among smallholders in many regions […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B. Reed; C. Chan-Halbrendt; J. Halbrendt; P. Roul
  • Type of Document: Media

Conservation agriculture in Mozambique – Literature review and research gaps

Description: Conservation agriculture (CA) has been promoted in Mozambique since 1996 in order to increase smallholder productivity, reduce erosion, increase soil fertility and improve the drought […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): P. Grabowski; F. Walker; S. Haggblade; R. Maria; N. Eash
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Development of an integrated approach for introducing conservation agricultural practices to the tribal communities of Odisha, India

ABSTRACT: The smallholder farmers in the tribal areas of Odisha State, India have struggled to produce adequate crop yields under their current low input, continuous mono-crop […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): J. Halbrendt; L. Shariq; C. Lai; T. Idol; C. Ray; P.K. Roul; K.N. Mishra
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Stakeholders, social network analysis and participatory innovation for conservation agriculture

Powerpoint presentation. Description: The presentation focused on how communicative competence has changed since the first Green Revolution. The role of technology transfer in the first Green […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): K.M. Moore
  • Type of Document: Media

Economic analysis of conservation agriculture in maize-based farming system in Nepal

Poster. ABSTRACT: A linear programming technique was used to estimate the revenue maximizing allocation of land for a representative household using conservation agriculture production system (CAPS) […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B. Paudel; C. Chan-Halbrendt; G. Norton; A. Nguema; P. Limbu; T. Radovich; S. Crow; J. Halbrendt
  • Type of Document: Media

Using qualitative GIS to explore gendered dimensions for CAPS in the Philippines: A mixed methods approach

Powerpoint presentation. Description: This presentation discusses the fieldwork and findings of a research-for-development project in the Philippines regarding gendered soil knowledge, access to resources, and agricultural […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): M. Harman; M. E. Christie; I. Bagares; A. Mercado; V. Ella; M. Reyes
  • Type of Document: Media

The influence of conservation agriculture adoption on input demand and maize production in Butha Buthe, Lesotho

Description: This thesis examines the factors influencing adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) technologies and the effects adoption has on input demand, maize production, and farm profit […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): E. Bisangwa
  • Type of Document: Thesis or Dissertation