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Development and agroforestry

scaling up the impacts of research : essays from development in practice

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Published by Oxfam, ICRAF, Stylus Pub. [distributor] in Oxford, UK, Hrerndon, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Agroforestry -- Developing countries.,
    • Agroforestry -- Research -- Developing countries.,
    • Agroforestry projects -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Steven Franzel ... [et al.].
      SeriesDevelopment in practice reader
      ContributionsFranzel, Steven Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.A45 D48 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3657929M
      ISBN 100855984643
      LC Control Number2002512840
      OCLC/WorldCa50427731

      About this book Introduction Agroforestry (AF) is a dynamic, ecologically based, natural resources management system that, by integrating trees on farms, ranches, and in other landscapes, diversifies and increases production and promotes social, economic, and environmental benefits for land users.   Lessons for research, capacity development and policy in agroforestry for development D. Callo-Concha, M. Denich, M. M. Ul Hassan, F. Place Pages

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Contents: Preface / Deborah Eade --Realising the potential of agroforestry: integrating research and development to achieve greater impact / Glenn L. Denning --Participatory design of agroforestry systems: developing farmer participatory research methods in Mexico / Jeremy Haggar. A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional center established in at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC), University of Florida, to undertake activities in research, extension, and education and training related to agroforestry, and sponsor of the June 1st World Congress of Agroforestry.

      Tropical Agroforestry is the first book that provides an analytical account of the principles, as well as the practices, of agroforestry within the context of the needs of land occupiers and, in so doing, describes the various specialist aspects that are now emerging as part of this : Wiley-Interscience. Dr Jagdish Chander Dagar has published more than research papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and papers in proceedings of conferences/symposia; has authored or edited 12 books; and has written more than 50 popular articles. He was the Assistant Director General at the headquarters of ICAR and Emeritus Scientist. His research interests are in the areas of biosaline agriculture.


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Agroforestry is gaining increasing recognition as a way to combine sustained agricultural production and economic development with ecological conservation and land improvement. This publication contains a set of eight Agroforestry Guides that provide practical, user-friendly planning information for a variety of agroforestry practices in Pacific Islands.

Agroforestry is the scientific application of this widespread body of knowledge. This stimulating collection explores the experiences of researchers and small-scale farmers undertaking agroforestry development projects around the globe and addresses the question of how local small-scale development successes can be ‘scaled up’ to create wider, long-term benefits.

Book Description: This stimulating collection explores the experiences of researchers and small-scale farmers undertaking agroforestry development projects around the globe and addresses the question of how local small-scale development successes can be 'scaled up' to create wider, long-term benefits.

Agroforestry in Sustainable Agricultural Systems examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural production systems.

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Free shipping for many products. During this period, activities and interest in agroforestry education and training have increased tremendously, as in other aspects of agroforestry development. Today, agroforestry is taught at the senior undergraduate and postgraduate levels in many institutions Development and agroforestry book the world, either as a separate subject or as a part of the regular curricula of agriculture, forestry, ecology, and other related s: 1.

Agroforestry systems (AFS) are becoming increasingly relevant worldwide as society has come to recognize their multiple roles and services: biodiversity conservation, carbon sequestration, adaptation and mitigation of climate change, restoration of degraded ecosystems, and tools for rural development.

This book summarizes advances in. The World Congresses of Agroforestry (WCA), held once every five years sinceconstitute an important set of events in the impressive development of the discipline. The second Congress (WCA2) held in Nairobi, Kenya, inwas attended by about 1, delegates from 96 countries.

Rapid population growth, limited opportunity for sedentary agriculture, mountainous topography, and the wealth of native tree biodiversity in Nagaland have led some development specialists familiar with the region to propose agroforestry as a means of modifying the traditional agricultural production systems and reducing deforestation.

From the publishers of Traditional Trees for Pacific Islands and Agroforestry Guides for Pacific Islands, this page book promotes high-quality food, fiber, and healthcare crops grown in diverse agroforestry systems. The emphasis is on providing small farms with opportunities for local consumption and commercial sale.

Protection and planting of these species is critical to supporting the genetic, species, and ecosystem diversity of the region.

At the same time, native and traditional trees are essential in meeting human needs in sustainable agriculture and economic development.

Agroforestry is a vital aspect of sustainable agriculture in the Pacific. Handbook for Agroforestry Planning and Design. Agroforestry practices help landowners diversify products, markets, and farm income; improve soil and water quality; and reduce erosion, non-point source pollution and flood damage.

This book concentrates on one of the central problems facing the world: how to provide food for the rapidly growing populations of the developing countries- How to design, install, & sustain systems of agriculture appropriate for the large parts of the developing world where the approach of the Green Revolution is partially or totally : Hardcover.

This book gathers wide-ranging contributions from case studies, reviews, reports on technological developments, outputs of research/studies, and examples of successful projects on agriculture and agroforestry adaptation to climate change in a comprehensive way.

This book will be useful for engaging more stakeholders, including students, foresters, farmers, local communities, indigenous people, civil society institutions, the media, private sectors, scientists (working in the fields of Agroforestry, Forestry, Life Sciences, Animal Husbandry & Dairy, Social Science, Food Science and Environmental.

Agroforestry is an age old practice throughout the world, but its recognition as a science is nearly three decades old. The scientific and systematic research on tree-crop interactions, in India, started in late 's and got major support and impetus with the establishment of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Agroforestry in by s: 1.

Journal Overview. One of the leading international journals in the field of development studies and social change, Development and Change now appears six times a year, including the Development and Change Forum issue. Truly interdisciplinary in character, it includes contributions from all the social sciences and all intellectual persuasions concerned with g: agroforestry.

This book explores the development of temperate agroforestry and agroforestry systems, concentrating on those areas within the temperate zones where the greatest advances, adoptions and. The objective of the Agroforestry Development Plan is to develop existing agroforestry systems such as hedgerows (about 1 million ha in France, but decreasing), tree.

Agroforestry is not a system of pots on a balcony or in a greenhouse. It is a system by which land is managed for the benefit of the landowner, environment and long-term welfare of Size: 1MB. Steven Franzel is a principal agricultural economist with the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF).

Peter Cooper heads the Environmental and Natural Resource Management Programme Area at the International Development Research L. Denning is director of ICRAF's Development h Eade is a writer and editor specializing in international development and .Augmented by detailed reviews of the main elements of European agroforestry and the issues that face it, this timely collection of research papers provides a valuable reference both for advanced students and researchers interested in a wide range of issues around land use, rural development, natural resource management, landscape ecology, and.Farm and Forest Production and Marketing (FFPM) profiles for 32 crops detail essential information for crop development: horticulture and botany; the roles for each crop in mixed-species agroforestry; nutrition and food security; commercial products, product quality standards; location and size of markets; post-harvest processing; opportunities for local value-added processing; and the potential for genetic .