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Cover for Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal.

The study presented in this chapter was conducted to understand how social networks lead to access to information, thus helping farmers make decisions on adoption of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurial activities (commercial vegetable cultivation, value addition and small enterprises) in...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From a complex to degraded system: laws, customs, market forces and legal pluralism in the Cordillera, northern Philippines.

This chapter focuses on the alarming rate of forest destruction in the Cordillera region of Luzon, in northern Philippines, involving two national parks and protected areas. It argues that much of the degradation and unsustainable management affecting the national parks has been brought about by a...

Author(s)
Prill-Brett, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition to agricultural market economies: the future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This book offers information on the agricultural economy of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU region). It covers a wide range of relevant issues, such as agricultural policies that affect production and trade, the privatization of land markets, the optimal use of fertilizers and other inputs, and ...

Author(s)
Schmitz, A.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book
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Cover for The plastic greenhouse.

This chapter presents the evolution of greenhouse concept, and discusses the climatic suitability of greenhouse vegetable production. The commonly used materials used in greenhouses and their properties, types of greenhouses, site selection for greenhouse construction, and the design and...

Author(s)
Castilla, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Greenhouse technology and management.

This book incorporates the experiences in mild-winter greenhouse production systems where the most successful solutions are those that integrate greenhouse design and environmental control with crop husbandry. The content is focused on plastic greenhouses for vegetable growing but includes cross...

Author(s)
Castilla, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641034)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental standards in the fruits and vegetables sector of Spain.

This chapter compares costs of compliance with the Nitrates Directive and pesticide regulations across fruit and vegetable farms in parts of Spain. It is argued that compliance with standards might even reduce costs, mainly in highly productive regions where changes in management practices (e.g....

Author(s)
Varela-Ortega, C.; Esteve, P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vegetable production and marketing in Africa: socio-economic research.

This book provides a collection of conceptual and methodological chapters on the socio-economic aspects of vegetable production-to-marketing systems in Africa. The diverse topics covered in this book include the conceptual challenges in economic research on vegetable production systems, the...

Author(s)
Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book
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Cover for An overview.

This chapter briefly discusses vegetable production and marketing issues and constraints in Africa.

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of compliance with GlobalGAP standards on small and large Kenyan export vegetable-producing farms.

This chapter investigates the differences in the impact of compliance with Global-GAP standards on Kenyan export vegetable-producing farms. It presents empirical findings on the effects of vegetable export standards across farm sizes, namely smallholder, large-scale contracted and large-scale...

Author(s)
Mausch, K.; Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supply chains for indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya: a gendered perspective.

This chapter brings a gender perspective to supply chain analysis and applies this to the supply chains (including production and marketing) of indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya. It finds that indigenous vegetables support a large number of small businesses...

Author(s)
Weinberger, K.; Pasquini, M.; Kasambula, P.; Abukutsa-Onyango, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter

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