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Cover for A description of the rice-prawn-fish systems of Southwest Bangladesh.

Between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s a small number of farmers in southwest Bangladesh began to test the stocking of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in rice fields. Extremely rapid expansion has occurred since 1990, mainly because this prawn is sold to the export market and...

Author(s)
Chapman, G.; Abedin, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A food systems approach to increase dietary zinc intake in Bangladesh based on an analysis of diet, rice production and processing.

The potential to increase the zinc content of rice in communities has been under-exploited. An understanding of the zinc content of rice in communities may be used to plan programmes by identifying and plugging the 'nutrient leaks' in the food system from soil to plate. This chapter describes a...

Author(s)
Mayer, A. B.; Latham, M. C.; Duxbury, J. M.; Hassan, N.; Frongillo, E. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adapting food-based strategies to improve the nutrition of the landless: a review of HKI's homestead food production program in Bangladesh.

Helen Keller International's (HKI) homestead food production (HFP) model is a food-based strategy to increase the micronutrient intake of individuals, improve household food security and advance women's empowerment. The standard HFP intervention includes gardening, poultry production, group...

Author(s)
Hillenbrand, E. P.; Waid, J. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for African food crisis - the relevance of Asian experiences.

The current African food crisis is described, and is related to the Asian experience to analyse the different factors that influenced the success of the green revolution in Asian nations as Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Bangladesh. The lessons learned in the Asian...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Holmén, H.; Jirström, M.; Larsson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agroforestry for improving farm smallholdings.

The potential contribution of multipurpose trees and shrubs in an agroforestry system for improving crop-livestock farming was investigated in Bangladesh. The tree Leucaena leucocephala (Leucaena) and shrub Sesbania acculeata (Sesbania) were planted around homesteads for use as forage, fuelwood and ...

Author(s)
Alam, M. R.; Jahiruddin, M. D.; Islam, M. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analytical framework and methodologies for analysing farm-level vulnerability.

A comprehensive and well-thought-out framework of analysis is a pre-requisite in analysing pathways in improving resilience to climate change. This chapter discusses the analytical framework that includes macro data analysis, modelling, social analysis, etc., with an inclusive Q2 approach. All...

Author(s)
Singh, N. P.; Byjesh, K.; Bantilan, C.; Rao, V. U. M.; Nedumaran, S.; Venkateswarulu, B.; Niranjan, F.; Jayatilaka, W.; Deb, U. K.; Ha, P. Q.; Suddhiyam, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aquatic resources: collective management patterns and governance for the world's fish wealth.

This chapter discusses the social research programme developed and carried out at the WorldFish Centre since 1996, which focuses on community approaches to managing aquatic resources. Two examples are presented, one from Bangladesh and the other from the Philippines, which show how users'...

Author(s)
Viswanathan, K. K.; Mahfuzuddin Ahmed; Thompson, P.; Sultana, P.; Dey, M.; Torell, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Asia.

This chapter brings together information gathered from a variety of sources in key countries across Asia (China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the region of Taiwan), chosen to highlight a range of contexts in which live transport takes place and to examine the extent of welfare...

Author(s)
Li, P. J.; Rahman, A.; Brooke, P. D. B.; Collins, L. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter

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