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Cover for Figments of fire and forest: shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia.

This chapter first presents two images portraying daily life on the forest frontier in two different countries (Philippines and Indonesia). The stories reveal rapidly changing land-use patterns, social networks and livelihood strategies. They tell of two people confronted with complex and...

Author(s)
Ploeg, J. van der; Persoon, G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Identifying soil erosion hotspots in the Manupali River Watershed.

This chapter discusses the use of a geographical information systems-assisted soil erosion model, Predicting Catchment Runoff and Soil Erosion for Sustainability, to identify and map erosion locations within the Manupali River Watershed located in the Philippines that are particularly susceptible...

Author(s)
Paningbatan, E. P., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linking economic policies and environmental outcomes at a watershed scale.

This chapter reports the results from an optimization-simulation model used to illustrate the potential impacts of local and national policies to encourage sustainable land use. The empirical focus is on the Manupali watershed in the Philippines. Simulation results indicate that restrictions on...

Author(s)
Shively, G.; Zelek, C.
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 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

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