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Cover for Assessing the economic and environmental impacts of conservation technologies: a farm-level bioeconomic modelling approach.

This chapter illustrates how a multiperiod bioeconomic household-level model, in which changes in resource quality have feedback effects on future land productivity, can be used to explore the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management technologies and policies. This model is ...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Holden, S. T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the impacts of natural resource management interventions in agriculture: concepts, issues and challenges.

This chapter identifies key issues involved in assessing the impacts of natural resource management (NRM) interventions in agriculture. Such interventions include adoption of changed NRM practices arising from investments in research and outreach that are implemented through NRM projects,...

Author(s)
Freeman, H. A.; Shiferaw, B.; Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blending "hard" and "soft" science: the "follow-the-technology" approach to catalyzing and evaluating technology change.

This paper develops the "follow-the-technology" (FTT) approach to catalysing, managing, and evaluating rural technology change as a framework that both "hard" and "soft" scientists can work with. To deal with complexity, integrated natural resource management (INRM) needs ways of working that are...

Author(s)
Douthwaite, B.; Haan, N. de; Manyong, V. M.; Keatinge, J. D. H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997315)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing economic and environmental impacts of NRM technologies: an empirical application using the economic surplus approach.

This chapter addresses methodological and empirical complexities in assessing the economic and environmental impacts of crop and resource management research through a case study of groundnut production technology (GNPT) in central India. The GNPT package is described. Data was collected from 355...

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Anupama, K. V.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter