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Cover for Reflections on the impacts of state policies on shifting cultivators in northeast India.

This chapter is an attempt to explore and understand the impacts of various state policies (including forest, agricultural, land-use and watershed development polices, and externally aided projects) on shifting cultivators in northeast India. Overall state policies, well intended in design,...

Author(s)
Darlong, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Catchment-level modelling.

With the rise in popularity of the ecosystem services approach in both research and policy, there is a need to model farms at scales that capture ecological processes beyond the traditional farm-level and administrative boundaries. This chapter utilizes catchment-level modelling approaches to model ...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. G.; Abbot, P.; Barnes, A. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost effectiveness of sediment abatement policies in potato production: assessing policies in Canada, the Netherlands and the US.

Regions within Canada (Prince Edward Island), the EU (Netherlands), and the USA (Maine) differ in the way they attempt to control pollutants stemming from potato production. This chapter applies the actual agro-environmental policy approaches from each region to the same watershed to simulate...

Author(s)
Jatoe, J. B. D.; Weersink, A.; Deaton, B. J.; Yiridoe, E. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Agricultural development policies and land expansion in a Southern Philippine watershed.

An ex ante evaluation of factors affecting farmers' land use is presented, using surveyed data gathered from low-income maize and vegetable farmers in a southern Philippines watershed at the forest margin to measure how land and labour allocations for various crops respond to changes in expected...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.; Shuai XiaoBing
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter

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