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Cover for Land use change in tropical watersheds: evidence, causes and remedies.

This book studies land use change in tropical landscapes, with particular emphasis on the economic processes that influence rates of land degradation and forest clearing. Multidisciplinary contributions draw lessons from data collected between 1992 and 2004 in the Manupali watershed in southern...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic development and watershed degradation.

A brief discussion on agricultural development and environmental change is provided as well as the economy-environment linkages. An overview of the Philippine economic development and the uplands, and the physical characteristics, population and economy of the Manupali River Watershed, which is the ...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using payments for environmental services (PES) to assist in watershed management.

This chapter briefly reviews the logic behind payments for environmental services (PES) and examines the potential for using a PES programme to address environmental and poverty concerns in the Manupali watershed in the Philippines. It is indicated that PES is not a universal solution to...

Author(s)
Pagiola, S.; Angeles, M. delos; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and some directions for future research.

This concluding chapter explores the evolving interface between national development policies and local institutions as they shape the upland environment of the Manupali River watershed in southern Philippines. Four general insights for policy and institutional design are discussed: (1) better...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Rola, A. C.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural development and institutional transitions.

This chapter examines the history of agricultural development in the Manupali watershed (Philippines), and highlights institutional transitions most critical to forests and upland land resources, which have taken place in South East Asia and in the Philippine case. The discussion addresses resource ...

Author(s)
Rola, A. C.; Coxhead, I.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How do national markets and price policies affect land use at the forest margin? Evidence from the Philippines.

This chapter uses time series data (1994-99) from local and regional agricultural markets to show how national markets have shaped incentives for agricultural expansion and resource allocation at the forest margin of Manupali watershed in Lantapan municipality, Bukidnon, Philippines. It is shown...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Rola, A. C.; Kim, K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How do relative price changes alter land use decisions? Panel data evidence from the Manupali watershed, Philippines.

This chapter explores land use decisions made by farmers in the upper Manupali watershed, Philippines. A panel of farm-level data (1994-2002) is used to quantify responses to economic shocks, and thereby to understand the leverage that policies affecting agricultural prices can be expected to exert ...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Demeke, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic incentives and agricultural outcomes in upland settings.

This chapter presents a framework for measuring the changes in economic and environmental outcomes that occur in watersheds subject to land degradation, both in partial and in general equilibrium. This framework is used to calculate changes in upland land degradation due to changes in economic...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Simulating soil erosion and sediment yield in small upland watersheds using the WEPP model.

This paper outlines the development of hillslope and watershed-scale Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) erosion simulation models for selected small upland sub-watersheds of the Manupali River in the Philippines. Soil erosion and sediment yield predictions are presented for selected...

Author(s)
Ella, V. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter

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