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Cover for Globally important agricultural heritage systems (GIAHS): a legacy for food and nutrition security.

In many countries specific agricultural systems and landscapes have been created, shaped and maintained by generations of farmers and herders based on diverse species and their interactions and using locally adapted, distinctive and often ingenious combinations of management practices and...

Author(s)
Koohafkan, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated Coastal Zone Management: policy evolution and effective implementation?

This chapter describes climate change, coastal processes and shoreline management and, using international examples, show the evolution of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). ICZM strategies from high level to operational implementation will then be focused through the lens of a case study...

Author(s)
Phillips, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic benefits of the LTR programme.

This chapter is devoted to a consideration of the socio-economic benefits of Rwanda's Land Tenure Reform Programme. Sections discuss the benefits in terms of land tenure security, access to formal credit for investment, land ownership and cadastral database, natural resource management, support for ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for The Indian agricultural scenario.

This chapter describes the Indian agricultural scenario, specifically examining the productivity convergence across states, diversification, land holdings, natural resource management (including water, soil and biodiversity), the country's livestock population and fish resources, farm energy and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Border change and conflict in Central Asia: the case of agro-pastoral communities in cross-border areas of the Ferghana Valley.

This chapter examines conflicts over water and pastures between agro-pastoral communities in the Ferghana Valley, which lies along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. The chapter provides insight into the transformative environment of the border regimes and natural resource management, since the time of...

Author(s)
Murzakulova, A.; Mestre, I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies for enhancing oilseed production.

This chapter first examines the oilseed production scenario in India across different time periods as well as the demand, import and export scenario. Various issues concerning oilseeds are then discussed, including trade-related policy initiatives, the need for institutional linkages, the...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing agrobiodiversity through use: changing paradigms.

This chapter offers some suggestions to ensure the effective and long-term management of agrobiodiversity, including its conservation and use. Sections discuss, among others: the origin and ownership of plant genetic resources; the impact of humans on biodiversity; the global outlook towards...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Extending conservation agriculture benefits through innovation platforms.

The focus of this chapter is on institutions, through the analysis of agricultural innovation platforms (AIP) as a valuable entry point in conservation agriculture for natural resource management (NRM) at farm level. The rationale is that AIP is a viable approach to multifunctional smallholder...

Author(s)
Misiko, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous knowledge: enhancing its contribution to natural resources management.

This volume seeks to advance understanding of indigenous knowledge (IK) in the context of natural resource management. The book links theory and practice in providing an overview of the conceptual issues surrounding IK enquiries in the context of their contributions to sustainable agriculture and...

Author(s)
Sillitoe, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book

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