Sustainable Agriculture & Natural Resource Management (SANREM)

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Positive impacts in soil and water conservation in an Andean region of South America: Case scenarios from a US Agency for International Development multidisciplinary cooperative project

Description: The Andean region of South America faces many challenges to increasing agricultural productivity: shrinking farm sizes, poor soils, erratic rainfall, and very high erosion rates. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): C. Monar; A.K. Saavedra; L. Escudero; J.A. Delgado; J. Alwang; V. Barrera; R. Botello
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Economic analysis of farm labor and profitability of three tribal villages in the central middle hills region of Nepal

ABSTRACT: Tribal villages in Nepal’s “Middle Hills” region practice traditional farming techniques that contribute to ongoing decreases in agricultural productivity. The introduction of conservation agriculture practices, […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B. Reed; C. Chan-Halbrendt; C. Lai; T. Radovich; P. Limbu
  • Type of Document: Conference Proceeding or Document

Using analytic hierarchy process to understand smallholder perceptions of conservation agriculture adoption in Nepal and India

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: Decision-making is a fundamental part of everyday life. Many decisions can simply be made with heuristics or with minimal cognitive effort or analysis […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B. Reed; C. Chan-Halbrendt; B.B. Tamang; J. Halbrendt; N.K Chaudhary
  • Type of Document: Media

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

Effect of tillage and intercropping on crop productivity, profitability and soil fertility under tribal farming situations of India

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: Low crop yields due to continuous monocropping and deteriorating soil health in smallholder farm fields of tribal villages in India have led to […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): A. Pradhan; T. Idol; P.K. Roul; K.N. Mishra; C. Chan-Halbrendt; J. Halbrendt; C. Ray
  • 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

Assessment of nitrogen dynamics and cropping system sustainability in the Andean segion of South America with a new tool available for computers and smartphones

Poster. Abstract: Implementation of best soil and water conservation practices will be key to addressing challenges we will confront in the 21st century. With challenges such […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): J.A. Delgado; J. Alwang; L. Escudero; A.K. Saavedra; C. Monar; V. Barrera; R. Botello
  • Type of Document: Media

Farmer co-designed agroforestry initiative reduces field residue removal by subsistence farmers in Kenya

Poster. ABSTRACT: This study will evaluate the magnitude and origins of plant biomass use in everyday small-holder farmer households. Implementation of farmer co-designed agroforestry practices as […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): E. Anders; U. Norton
  • Type of Document: Media

Farmers’ preference of conservation agricultural practices in Kendujhar, Odisha using the analytic hierarchy process

ABSTRACT: The tribal villages within the district of Kendujhar, in the state of Odisha, India, suffer from marginal land conditions that are having an increasing impact […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): C. Lai; C. Chan-Halbrent; H. Halbrendt; D. Naik; C. Ray
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article