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Cover for Characterizing farmer innovation behavior for agricultural technologies in transitional areas facing environmental change.

To understand better the issues of technology transfer and information flow, this chapter discusses a research conducted in Nepal that was designed to study the significant socio-economic factors contributing to an individual farmer's likelihood of adopting introduced conservation agriculture (CA)...

Author(s)
Halbrendt, J.; Paudel, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal.

The study presented in this chapter was conducted to understand how social networks lead to access to information, thus helping farmers make decisions on adoption of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurial activities (commercial vegetable cultivation, value addition and small enterprises) in...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic potential of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for tribal farmers in the hill region of Nepal.

This chapter (1) assesses the socio-economic status and existing agriculture systems of Nepalese tribal farmers; (2) estimates and compares the crop yields, cost of production, labour requirements, and profitability of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for these farmers; and (3)...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Reed, B. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal.

This paper presents and discusses studies on soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal. The findings of these studies suggest that the relationship between climate and agriculture is not consistent...

Author(s)
Crow, S.; Schubert, O.; Tamang, B. B.; Radovich, T.; Paudel, B.; Halbrendt, J.; Thapa, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preferences for conservation agriculture in developing countries: a case study on the tribal societies of India and Nepal.

This chapter presents results from India and Nepal on farmer preferences for conservation agriculture (CA) treatments compared to conventional practices. The results indicate that there is high potential for CA in smallholder and subsistence farming regions. Farmers are interested in trying new...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Paudel, B.; Reed, B. F.; Halbrendt, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gendered implications of introducing conservation agriculture (CA): a case study in the hill region of Nepal.

The results of this research show that there are a number of important considerations in terms of gender that may affect the feasibility of conservation agriculture (CA) adoption in Chepang villages in Nepal. The implications of integrating sustainable CA practices, such as intercropping and...

Author(s)
Halbrendt, J.; Paudel, B.; Chan, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for improving sustainable food and nutrition security in the hill region of Nepal.

The results of on-farm trials verified that conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) could be the suitable technology to cope with the challenges of improving food and nutrition security in the hill region of Nepal. Although CAPS did not increase the yields of individual crops, CAPS with...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Radovich, T.; Chan, C.; Crow, S.; Halbrendt, J.; Thapa, K.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter

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