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Cover for Forestry issues in major Asian watersheds.

Including 2 case studies on the impact of montane land use on lowland paddy in Vietnam (Howard, C.) and ecosystem services of the forest gardens in Sri Lanka (Sinclair, F. L.; Hitinayake, G.).

Author(s)
Hofer, T.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava in Asia and the Pacific.

The origin and distribution of cassava in Asia is discussed. The other topics covered include: agronomy and utilization; area, production and yield; cassava trade in Asia; and cassava industry in the Asia-Pacific Region (i.e. Thailand, Indonesia, India, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sri...

Author(s)
Onwueme, I. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995243)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and development in communist and post-communist societies.

The nature and role of tourism in the development processes of communist and post-communist societies is explored. The societies considered in this chapter make up the former Soviet bloc countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE: central Europe, south-eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union)...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994338)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promotion of small-scale pond aquaculture in the Red River delta, Vietnam.

A survey of 191 small-scale, household-level integrated garden system farming households (i.e. VAC households from the Vietnamese words vuon, ao, chuong for garden, pond, livestock quarters, respectively) in 1994 across lowland, intensive and suburban agroecological zones (AEZs) revealed...

Author(s)
Luu, L. T.; Trang, P. V.; Cuong, N. X.; Demaine, H.; Edwards, P.; Pant, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eco-technological analysis of fish farming households in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

An eco-technological survey was conducted in the central freshwater region of the Mekong Delta (Vietnam) involving around 260 fish farming households with different types of farming systems. The survey was carried out during the dry season of 1996 to describe and analyse the present state,...

Author(s)
Pekar, F.; Be, N. V.; Long, D. N.; Cong, N. V.; Dung, D. T.; Olah, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farmer-managed trials and extension of rural aquaculture in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

The WES (West-East-South) Aquaculture Project of Can Tho University had the ultimate objective of assisting rural households in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam to improve and diversify production, nutrition and income sources through integration of aquaculture practices into their farming systems. The...

Author(s)
Phuong, N. T.; Long, D. N.; Varadi, L.; Jeney, Z.; Pekar, F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving the efficiency of aquaculture extension activity in the southeastern provinces of Southern Vietnam.

The Faculty of Fisheries of the University of Agriculture and Forestry (FoF-UAF) in collaboration with the Aqua Outreach programme of the Asian Institute of Technology has implemented since 1994 farmer-managed on-farm trials in two different agroecological (rainfed and irrigated) areas of four...

Author(s)
Tu, N. V.; Giang, T. T.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International research and genetic improvement in rice: evidence from Asia and Latin America.

This chapter assesses the contributions of international research centres to rice productivity gains in developing countries of Asia and latin America, focusing specifically on 12 countries in South and Southeast Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the...

Author(s)
Hossain, M.; Gollin, D.; Cabanilla, V.; Cabrera, E.; Johnson, N.; Khush, G. S.; McLaren, G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for National assessments on wastewater use in agriculture and an emerging typology: the Vietnam case study.

The use of urban wastewater in agriculture is a common practice for diverse reasons, not least of which are water scarcity, fertiliser value, and lack of an alternative source of water. It is necessary to have a clear understanding of wastewater's importance and significance in terms of extent,...

Author(s)
Raschid-Sally, L.; Doan Doan Tuan; Sarath Abayawardana
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998237)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil and water movement: combining local ecological knowledge with that of modellers when scaling up from plot to landscape level.

The current confusion surrounding watershed functions in relation to land use change (specifically deforestation) are analysed, and an analytical framework that can be used to predict relationships between plot-level interventions and landscape-level effects are discussed. Mental models of...

Author(s)
Joshi, L.; Schalenbourg, W.; Johansson, L.; Khasanah, N.; Stefanus, E.; Fagerström, M. H.; Noordwijk, M. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter

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