Conference in Indonesia highlights how biodiversity plays key role in successful sustainable agriculture programs

The IPM CRSP conference in Indonesia featured in a Virginia Tech News story.

  • Date of Publication: 5/22/2013
  • Author(s): Melissa Smith
  • Type of Document: Newspaper Article

Penn State Partnership Stimulates New Pest Technology Business in South Asia

Ed Rajotte, co-PI for the South Asia program, on his program’s work to develop pest management tactics for vegetable farmers in that region.

  • Date of Publication: 5/10/2013
  • Author(s): Not Available
  • Type of Document: Newspaper Article

Climate Change and Other Factors Degrade Nepalese Livestock Systems

Abstract: Climate change, along with other factors, such as deforestation and land-use changes, threaten to degrade the health of mixed farming systems in Nepal. For the […]

  • Date of Publication: May 2013
  • Author(s): Durga D Poudel
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

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Governance of Global Value Chains in Response to Food Safety and Certification Standards: The Case of Shrimp from Vietnam

Abstract: We use global value chain (GVC) theory to understand governance of Vietnam’s shrimp farming industry. We describe this GVC as buyer-driven with important food safety […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): Nhuong Tran; Conner Bailey; Norbert Wilson; Michael Phillips
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Maintenance of soil quality and sustainable production through implementation of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) in rainfed, sloping land farming of the mid-hill region of Nepal

Powerpoint presentation. ABSTRACT: A challenge that central mid-hills communities in Nepal face is maintaining soil fertility and health in upland terraced systems while simultaneously achieving increased […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): S.E. Crow; T. Radovich; P. Paudyal; B. Paudel; J. Halbrendt; B.B. Tamage; K. Thapa
  • Type of Document: Media

IPM CRSP Trip Report: Bangladesh 2 – 6, February 2013, B.K. Gyawali, Ram Bahadur KC, Ram Devi Timila

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  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): B.K. Gyawali; Ram Bahadur KC; Ram Devi Timila
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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

Adaptation for Climate Change by Livestock Smallholders in Gandaki River Basin

Nepal is experiencing rapid climate change, whose nature and implications for livestock raising, under evolving rural social and economic systems, are poorly understood. This project aims […]