Sustainable Agriculture & Natural Resource Management (SANREM)

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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

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

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

Vaiknoras, Kate

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  • Start Date: 2013/01/01
  • End Date: 2013/07/14
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  • Degree: MS

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

Economic analysis of conservation agriculture in maize-based farming systems 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; G.B. Sharma
  • Type of Document: Media

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