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Cover for Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas.

This chapter examines the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in conflict regions, and the ways that entrepreneurs cope with those challenges, with a focus on youth entrepreneurs. It presents a case study from Mindanao, Philippines conducted through a qualitative/quantitative survey of youth...

Author(s)
Lee, T. S.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Bantilan, J.; Bayona, E.
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
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.

This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effect of tillage, intercropping and residue cover on crop productivity, profitability, and soil fertility under tribal farming situations in Odisha, India.

This chapter presents the results of field studies conducted to determine the effect of tillage, intercropping and residue cover on crop productivity, profitability and soil fertility under tribal farming situations in Odisha, India. It was shown that intecropping maize and cowpea under minimum...

Author(s)
Pradhan, A.; Idol, T.; Roul, P. K.; Mishra, K. N.; Chan, C.; Halbrendt, J.; Ray, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessment of maize-based conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) in rainfed uplands of Odisha, India.

This paper presents the results of field studies conducted to assess the crop yield, system productivity, profitability and soil fertility of maize under the influence of different maize-based conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) in Odisha, India, during the rainy and post-rainy...

Author(s)
Roul, P. K.; Pradhan, A.; Mishra, K. N.; Plabita Ray; Idol, T.; Dash, S. N.; Chan, C.; Ray, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
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
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

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