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Cover for Soil and water conservation in semi-arid Tanzania: government policy and farmers' practices.

The objective of this paper is to assess national natural resource management policies, with particular reference to soil and water management in relation to farmers' actual practices in semiarid areas. The paper reviews policies on land, agriculture, forestry and water and then describe farmers'...

Author(s)
Hatibu, N.; Lazaro, E. A.; Mahoo, H. F.; Rwehumbiza, F. B. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards improved natural resource management in African agriculture.

This paper draws together lessons learned as to how governments and donors might stimulate necessary investment in improved natural resource management (NRM) in African agriculture. Policy interventions to support improved NRM are presented. These policy interventions are built on 5 points:...

Author(s)
Barrett, C. B.; Lynam, J.; Place, F.; Reardon, T.; Aboud, A. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Not just one best system: the diversity of institutions for coping with the commons.

This chapter argues that the CGIAR network cannot continue to make a major impact on agricultural and resource policy without addressing the social science foundations of agricultural resource policy. Issues that should be on the CGIAR research agenda are reviewed, focusing on those relating to...

Author(s)
Ostrom, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the impacts of natural resource management policy interventions with a village general equilibrium model.

This chapter demonstrates how a village bioeconomic computable general equilibrium (CGE) model can be used to evaluate the impacts of alternative natural resource management (NRM) policy interventions. In particular, the welfare and environmental impacts of input and output taxes and subsidies for...

Author(s)
Holden, S. T.; Lofgren, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas.

The 19 chapters included in this book provide an overview of research conducted within the framework of the collaborative research programme on 'Regional Food Security Policies for Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Economies' (RESPONSE). The programme aimed to identify strategic options...

Author(s)
Ruben, R.; Pender, J.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book
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Cover for Synthesis and options for enhanced priority assessment for agricultural and natural resources research.

Lessons are synthesized from chapters in this book, and a possible way forward is suggested for meeting priority assessment challenges under the multiple objectives of Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Centers, National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) and other...

Author(s)
Norton, G. W.; Raitzer, D. A.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935665)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The institutional framework of Serbia and Serbian agriculture.

This chapter describes the current institutional framework of the Serbian agricultural sector, beginning with a brief account of the key historical developments that have influenced this framework. Specifically, it examines institutional developments that have implications for the alignment of...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
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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