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Cover for The National Organic Agriculture Movement of Uganda.

The growth of the organic agriculture (OA) sector in Uganda started in 1994 as a response to the threat of the Sahara Desert spreading southwards. To enhance the development of the sector, a national OA movement was established in 2001. The National Organic Agriculture Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU)...

Author(s)
Nalunga, J.; Auerbach, R.; Ssekyewa, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of conservation agriculture on farmers' livelihoods in the face of climate change in Balaka district, Malawi.

Conservation agriculture (CA) has been highly promoted due to its potential to ensure high crop yields even in the face of changes in climatic factors. However, the actual benefits associated with CA are not only focused on food security but are also site specific. This study sought to understand...

Author(s)
Zimba, J. M.; Liwenga, E. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Certifying coffee cooperatives in Ethiopia, India and Nicaragua: how far do small-scale coffee producers benefit?

This chapter investigates and compares the livelihood impacts of Fair Trade and/or organic certification for smallholder coffee farmers in primary cooperatives in Ethiopia, India and Nicaragua. The quantitative findings of this chapter show that certification on average has a differential impact in ...

Author(s)
Jena, P. R.; Grote, U.; Stellmacher, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A strategy for doubling farmers' income.

This chapter discusses the rationale behind India's goal to double farmers' income, the trends in farmers' income, and the initiatives by the government to increase farmers' income. A three-pronged strategy for faster agricultural growth to double farmers' income is then suggested. This strategy...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Nothing kills insects', or how public and farmer perceptions affect success rates of biological control.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Bentley, J.; Fredrix, M.; Lie, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Eliminating opium from the Lao PDR: impoverishment and threat of resumption of poppy cultivation following 'illusory' eradication.

After reviewing the background and the rise of opium poppy production in northern Laos, this chapter appraises the impact of the recent eradication policy in the light of results from a field survey in Phongsaly province, the primary production region in northern Laos. The survey was designed to...

Author(s)
Ducourtieux, O.; Sacklokham, S.; Doligez, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Input subsidy versus farm technology - which is more important for agricultural development?

The development of Indian agriculture is driven by input subsidies and farm technology. Therefore this chapter examines which of these is more important for agricultural development. The study evaluates the effects of price and non-price factors on factor demand, crop output supply and demand, as...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conceptual issues.

This chapter reviews the concepts of income appropriate to stated agricultural policy objectives and compares these with the indicators currently in use in the EU and elsewhere. First, the chapter explores what is meant by 'standard of living' in the context of agricultural policy. Second, the...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourism yesterday, today and tomorrow.

This chapter discusses the past, present and future of agritourism. For the tourist, agritourism means all forms of tourism and relaxation related to agriculture, animal breeding and food production. In this case the natural process is an extension of the meaning by ethnography, which includes the...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for ICARDA. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ex post</i> impact assessment of natural resource management technologies in crop-livestock systems in dry areas of Morocco and Tunisia.

Alley-cropping systems using fodder shrubs (Atriplex (sandbush) and cactus (Opuntia ficus indica)) have been introduced in the marginal lands of Morocco and Tunisia through a natural resource management project coordinated by ICARDA. This chapter assesses the impacts of the cactus and Atriplex...

Author(s)
Shideed, K.; Alary, V.; Laamari, A.; Nefzaoui, A.; El-Mourid, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932831)
Type
Book chapter

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