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International research on natural resource management: advances in impact assessment.

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This book is addressed to scientists, researchers, development specialists and policy makers who deal with natural resources and agriculture in the developing countries. It aims to (1) provide evidence of the impact of natural resource management research (NRMR) in the CGIAR; (2) establish a methodological foundation for impact assessments of NRMR; and (3) draw up a set of lessons for future impac...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 147)

World Agroforestry Centre. Impacts of improved tree fallow technology in Zambia.

This chapter presents a case study of an improved fallow using trees to replenish soil fertility - a natural resource management (NRM) technology, the development of which was led by the World Agroforestry Centre. The work synthesizes different studies that were carried out in Zambia to describe the technology, provide historical information on its development, discuss patterns of its adoption, evaluate its impact to improve the lives of resource-poor smallholder farmers, and identify the positive effects of the technology on the environment.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Why natural resource management research? Author(s): Zilberman, D. Waibel, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) The history of natural resource management research in the CGIAR. Author(s): Gregersen, H. Kelley, T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) Productivity enhancement and natural resource management. Author(s): Zilberman, D. Waibel, H.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 56) Natural resource management case studies: overview and summary. Author(s): Waibel, H. Zilberman, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 68) CIMMYT. Assessing the impact of natural resource management research: the case of zero tillage in India's rice-wheat systems. Author(s): Laxmi, V. Erenstein, O. Gupta, R. K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 91) CIAT. Impact of participatory natural resource management research in cassava-based cropping systems in Vietnam and Thailand. Author(s): Dalton, T. J. Lilja, N. K. Johnson, N. Howeler, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 118) WorldFish Centre. Impact of the development and dissemination of integrated aquaculture-agriculture technologies in Malawi. Author(s): Dey, M. M. Kambewa, P. Prein, M. Jamu, D. Paraguas, F. J. Briones, R. M. Pemsl, D. E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 169) ICARDA. Ex post impact assessment of natural resource management technologies in crop-livestock systems in dry areas of Morocco and Tunisia. Author(s): Shideed, K. Alary, V. Laamari, A. Nefzaoui, A. El-Mourid, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 196) IWMI. Assessing the outcome of IWMI's research and interventions on irrigation management transfer. Author(s): Giordano, M. A. Samad, M. Namara, R. E.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 217) CIFOR. The sustainability of forest management: assessing the impact of CIFOR criteria and indicators research. Author(s): Spilsbury, M. J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 246) The major lessons from the case studies. Author(s): Waibel, H. Zilberman, D. Gregersen, H. Kelley, T.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 259) The way ahead - impact assessment of natural resource management research. Author(s): Zilberman, D. Waibel, H. Kelley, T. Gregersen, H.