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Cover for Challenges of adoption and adaptation of land and water management options in smallholder agriculture: synthesis of lessons and experiences.

This chapter is organized into four sections. The first section provides a brief description of the evolution of approaches to soil and water conservation in agriculture. The second section provides a broad conceptual framework for analyses of investment opportunities and challenges to smallholder...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Okello, J.; Reddy, V. R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933890)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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