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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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

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

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

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