Documents of category Farming

On Farm Testing of Alternative Farming Systems Technologies in Selected Villages in Luang Prabang and Udomxay: Off Season Tomatoes and Frog Culture.  

On-Farm Testing of Alternative Farming Systems Technologies in Selected Villages in Luang Prabang and Udomxay: Off-Season Tomatoes and Frog Culture.

Several farming technologies are being tested on-farm in selected uplands in Phonsay, Luang Prabang and Namo, Odoumsay based on village problem diagnosis.This study aims to assess jointly with farmers the performance of technologies that can reduce poverty and likewise provide alternatives to shifting cultivation.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 231 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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Watershed Management to Counter Farming Systems Decline: Toward a Demand Driven, System Oriented Research Agenda.  

Watershed Management to Counter Farming Systems Decline: Toward a Demand-Driven, System-Oriented Research Agenda.

Most formal research in support of agricultural development has focused on the alleviation of farm-level productivity constraints, with problem diagnosis often occurring through a single disciplinary lens.

Published by: Agriculture Research and Extension Network (AgREN) -
Uploaded on: Feb 2008
File size: 300 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Agricultural Biological Diversity, CBD Technical Series No  

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Agricultural Biological Diversity, CBD Technical Series No.16Domestic support measures and their effects on

Agriculture has been identified both as a friend and a foe to biological diversity.On the one hand, conversion of natural habitats to agriculture, and the increased use of water, pesticides and fertilizers are significant source of biodiversity loss.

Published by: United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) -
Uploaded on: Jan 2008
File size: 481 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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Improving Productivity and Sustainability in Irrigation.Case studies of success.  

Improving Productivity and Sustainability in Irrigation.Case studies of success.

This booklet illustrates the diversity and practical outcomes of research projects undertaken by the National Program for Sustainable Irrigation to improve the productivity of irrigated agriculture, maximise community benefits, and minimise environmental impacts.

Published by: Land & Water Australia -
Uploaded on: Nov 2007
File size: 899 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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Poverty Reduction and Shifting Cultivation Stabilization in the Uplands of Lao PDR: Technologies, approaches and methods for improving upland liveliho  

Poverty Reduction and Shifting Cultivation Stabilization in the Uplands of Lao PDR: Technologies, approaches and methods for improving upland liveliho

The main purpose of the workshop was to better understand<br />the status of technical experiences (both positive and<br />negative) available for improving upland livelihoods and<br />farming systems.The rationale for this was that by<br />cataloguing the range of technical experiences, valuable<br />policy recommendations would be raised but in the context of<br />offering viable solutions.


Uploaded on: Jul 2007
File size: 9.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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Participatory Livestock Development Project. Working Paper No.6. Extension Approaches for Livestock Development.  

Participatory Livestock Development Project. Working Paper No.6. Extension Approaches for Livestock Development.

This paper starts with providing an overview of agricultural predicament in Lao PDR.It then narrates experiences in agriculture extension of which the substantial agricultural development started from 1957.


Uploaded on: Jun 2007
File size: 1.3 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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Sau, Benh hai Cay An Trai  

Sau, Benh hai Cay An Trai


Published by: Nha xuat ban Nong nghiep -
Uploaded on: Apr 2007
File size: 1.1 MB - Language: Vietnamese
Keyword(s): Agriculture , Extension
Category: Farming

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Pathways of Development in Hillsides of Honduras: Causes and Implications for Agricultural Production Poverty and Sustainable Resource Use  

Pathways of Development in Hillsides of Honduras: Causes and Implications for Agricultural Production Poverty and Sustainable Resource Use

Based on a survey of 48 communities in central Honduras, this paper identifies the major pathways of development that have been occurring in central Honduras since the mid-1970s, their causes and implications for agricultural productivity, natural resource sustainability, and poverty.


Uploaded on: Mar 2007
File size: 259 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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