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

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Description

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 impact assessment studies. The book consists of three main parts. Part I (chapters 1-3) provides the definitional, historical, and theoretical background for NRMR impact assessment in the CGIAR. Part II (chapters 4-11) presents the methods and results of seven case studies on the impact of NRMR projects carried out in the CGIAR. Two summary chapters (12 and13) are presented in part III. The book has a subject index.

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Book Chapters

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: 8 (Page no: 147) World Agroforestry Centre. Impacts of improved tree fallow technology in Zambia. Author(s): Ajayi, O. C. Place, F. Kwesiga, F. Mafongoya, P.
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.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Institute of Development and Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932831
  • Record Number
  • 20083095706