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Cover for Less-favoured areas: looking beyond agriculture towards ecosystem services.

This chapter contributes to the discussion on new policy options for less-favoured areas (LFAs) by presenting a set of conceptual ideas in directing policy strategy development for alleviating the constraints faced by land users in these regions. Using drylands as an example, the chapter first...

Author(s)
Lipper, L.; Pingali, P.; Zurek, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seed supply and the on-farm demand for diversity: a case study from eastern Ethiopia.

This chapter uses a household model similar to those used in Part III of this book to analyse the relationship between seed supply and intercrop diversity (between crop species) on household farms, based on an assessment of the impact of a seed supply intervention at the household level in...

Author(s)
Lipper, L.; Cavatassi, R.; Winters, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Scope, limitations and future directions.

As the concluding chapter for this book, the scope of current research is indicated and policy implications discussed. Also considered is crop biodiversity on farms and the effect of economic change, and conservation objectives. In addition to some of the research limitations, future research...

Author(s)
Smale, M.; Lipper, L.; Koundouri, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990835)
Type
Book chapter