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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 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 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 Aquaculture for diversification of small farms within forest buffer zone management: an example from the uplands of Quirino province, Philippines.

This paper deals with an applied research activity, conducted by the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, which explored opportunities for the improvement of existing pond management practices, mainly through integration with other farm enterprises and through the...

Author(s)
Prein, M.; Oficial, R.; Bimbao, M. A.; Lopez, T.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter

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