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Cover for Agroforestry for soil-fertility replenishment: evidence on adoption processes in Kenya and Zambia.

This paper examines farmer assessment, use and adoption of agroforestry systems for soil fertility replenishment in sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on three primary case studies: improved fallows in eastern Zambia; improved fallows in western Kenya; and biomass transfer (applying leaves as green...

Author(s)
Place, F.; Franzel, S.; DeWolf, J.; Rommelse, R.; Kwesiga, F.; Niang, A.; Jama, B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Liquidity and soil management: evidence from Madagascar and Niger.

The main contention of this paper is that the adoption of natural resource management techniques that require an investment in cash or other resources depends not simply on the absolute profitability of the investment, but also on its relative profitability within the diverse activities undertaken...

Author(s)
Wyatt, T. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable management of private and communal lands in Northern Ethiopia.

This paper synthesizes results of a study conducted in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, which has experienced severe land degradation. The paper examines the technological and institutional factors determining the adoption of natural resource conservation at both the household and the...

Author(s)
Gebremedhin, B.; Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter