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Cover for Land use change in tropical watersheds: evidence, causes and remedies.

This book studies land use change in tropical landscapes, with particular emphasis on the economic processes that influence rates of land degradation and forest clearing. Multidisciplinary contributions draw lessons from data collected between 1992 and 2004 in the Manupali watershed in southern...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Identifying soil erosion hotspots in the Manupali River Watershed.

This chapter discusses the use of a geographical information systems-assisted soil erosion model, Predicting Catchment Runoff and Soil Erosion for Sustainability, to identify and map erosion locations within the Manupali River Watershed located in the Philippines that are particularly susceptible...

Author(s)
Paningbatan, E. P., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alternatives to traditional annual crop agriculture in the uplands - biophysical evidence from the Manupali River Watershed.

Results are presented of field experiments during 1998-2003 in the Manupali River Watershed (Mindanao, Philippines) designed to evaluate tree-based (Eucalyptus grandis) and improved fallow (sunflower and Tithonia diversifolia) production systems with annual crops (tomato, maize, beans [Phaseolus]...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.; Poudel, D. D.; Nissen, T. M.; Daño, A.; Zhu, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linking economic policies and environmental outcomes at a watershed scale.

This chapter reports the results from an optimization-simulation model used to illustrate the potential impacts of local and national policies to encourage sustainable land use. The empirical focus is on the Manupali watershed in the Philippines. Simulation results indicate that restrictions on...

Author(s)
Shively, G.; Zelek, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How do national markets and price policies affect land use at the forest margin? Evidence from the Philippines.

This chapter uses time series data (1994-99) from local and regional agricultural markets to show how national markets have shaped incentives for agricultural expansion and resource allocation at the forest margin of Manupali watershed in Lantapan municipality, Bukidnon, Philippines. It is shown...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Rola, A. C.; Kim, K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic incentives and agricultural outcomes in upland settings.

This chapter presents a framework for measuring the changes in economic and environmental outcomes that occur in watersheds subject to land degradation, both in partial and in general equilibrium. This framework is used to calculate changes in upland land degradation due to changes in economic...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter