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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 Approaches to economic analyses and implications for policy issues in South-east Asia: results from three case studies in crop - animal systems.

This chapter discusses the challenges of increasing livestock product supply in environments not traditionally associated with livestock production. To illustrate the approaches to economic analyses, methods used and implications for policy issues, the discussion in this chapter focuses on 3...

Author(s)
Devendra, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International research on natural resource management: advances in impact assessment.

This book is addressed to scientists, researchers, development specialists and policy makers who deal with natural resources and agriculture in the developing countries. It aims to (1) provide evidence of the impact of natural resource management research (NRMR) in the CGIAR; (2) establish a...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932831)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural resource management case studies: overview and summary.

This chapter summarizes and compares the main features of seven case studies on impact assessment of natural resource management research (NRMR) in the CGIAR. The methodologies used by the seven case studies are described briefly. Thereafter, the main results of the studies are compared on the...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932831)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Natural resource management in agriculture: methods for assessing economic and environmental impacts.

This book examines methodological difficulties and presents practical methods that can be used in the assessment of the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) in agriculture. Following an introduction, part II (chapters 2-5) examines the valuation of ecosystem...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Freeman, H. A.; Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Econometric methods for measuring natural resource management impacts: theoretical issues and illustrations from Uganda.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the impacts of farmers' natural resource management (NRM) practices (and other decisions affected by NRM research) on outcomes of interest such as productivity. The first part of the chapter discusses econometric approaches to NRM impact assessment in...

Author(s)
Pender, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing economic impacts of natural resource management using economic surplus.

This chapter first summarizes the economic surplus approach to impact assessment. This approach aims to capture both consumer and producer net benefits from new technologies. Types of natural resource management (NRM) research in agriculture and their associated impacts are then discussed....

Author(s)
Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioeconomic modelling for natural resource management impact assessment.

This chapter discusses various bioeconomic modelling approaches and methods that can be used to simultaneously evaluate the economic and environmental (sustainability) impacts of natural resource management technologies and policies (in agriculture) in the rural areas of developing countries. A...

Author(s)
Holden, S. T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Valuation methods and approaches for assessing natural resource management impacts.

This chapter provides an overview of the valuation methods and methodological approaches used to evaluate the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) interventions. First, the multiple agro-ecosystem services associated with NRM are summarized. The core issues...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Freeman, H. A.; Navrud, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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