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  1. 2000-07-20 Grassroots innovations for survival Farmer Innovation in the South Pacific Forging partnerships with innovative farmers in Tanzania Sowing maize in pits Chains of innovation by farmers in Cameroon Devil's tie bedevils water: am Irob innovation How communities assess local innovators Gafsa...
  2. 2006-09-20 Bridging the gaps between researchers' and farmers' realities Improving service delivery in Yunnan, China Better livestock management in Guatemala Documenting, validating and scaling-up local innovations From piloting to scaling up Change through shared learning In search of new sources of...
  3. 2016-03-20 Strawberry fields forever Agroecology is an epistemological revolution Climate change seen through indigenous worldviews Rescuing our maize - building a network A farmer-NGO-scientist synergy Institutionalising dialogue in Rwanda through innovation platforms Co-creating the agricultural...
  4. As a biological low input production system, alley cropping should be a preferred production technique in developing countries where shortages of foreign exchange prohibits the importation or use of large quantities of inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides.
  5. 1988-01-01 Americans decry the decline of family farming but stand by helplessly as industrial farming takes over. Theprevailing sentiment is that family farms should survive for important social, ethical, and economics reasons. But will they? Possibly not, if current policies are not altered, say Marty...
  6. 1996-01-01 2 Copies Most researchers on agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa have become pessimistic about future potential after observing the decline of food output per capita over the past two decades. Although the authors of this study identify factors that have resulted in this stagnation, they also...
  7. For traditional agriculture to become a productive sector of the economy in the developing countries requires the kind of analysis that has been given to industrialization. Mr. Schultz concentrates here on the economic problem confronting traditional agriculture. He presents a theoretical...
  8. This bulletin describes the legume species and their utilization in farming practices in the tropics and subtropics. With proper utilization, these species offer great potential for increasing food legumes adapted to tropics but only a few are extensively used. Substantial and immediate benefits...
  9. 1978-01-01 This thesis attempts to determine whether a person's ability to read has a causal influence on that person's adopting modern farm practices. A review of eighteen field studies undertaken in developing countries of Asia and South America reveals that literacy and the adoption of agricultural...
  10. This book is addressed to all who are concerned with agricultural research, extension and development, regardless of discipline, profession or organization. It presents an outline of approaches, with evidence and examples.