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Farming systems in Africa

William I. Jones

Farming systems in Africa

the great lakes highlands of Zaire, Rwanda, and Burundi

by William I. Jones

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural systems -- Africa, Central.,
    • Agriculture -- Africa, Central.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Africa, Central.,
    • Soil conservation -- Africa, Central.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam I. Jones and Roberto Egli.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 27
      ContributionsEgli, Roberto, 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS472.C46 J66 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2854938M
      ISBN 100821303988
      LC Control Number84017405

      Indigenous research and on-farm trials. Farmers were the focus and technology development was the activity. But beyond that, there are tactics you can use to produce top-notch mulch: this newly updated book will show you how, using the latest tools and techniques. In: P. Savanna 5 2— Experimentation in agricultural systems.

      Pacey and L. Last, M. Higher yielding human systems for agriculture. Drawing water off from one area to irrigate another often leads to increased salinity receiving water through irrigation are poorly managed or inadequately designed; the result often is too much water and water-logged fields incapable of production. The final version of this book has not been published yet. Africa 57 4Richards, P.

      Community environmental knowledge in African rural development. Rhoades, R. Confrontation was absent as the participants concentrated on methods for incorporating gender issues into farming systems at its various stages. GeoJournal 35 2—


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Farming systems in Africa book

Improved means of gender analysis are now an accepted procedure in virtually all farming systems projects. Krijn, P. Cultivating an orchard requires passion, but if you have the proper space and dedication, you can make it work.

We will not charge you for the book until it ships. Palsson, eds. Richards, P. East Lansing. Savanna, 2 2 Reproduction and dissemination of material in this information product for educational or other non-commercial purposes are authorized without any prior written permission from the copyright holders provided the source is fully acknowledged.

Lightfoot, C. These demands can be met only by increasing production levels of these Aridisols through the adoption of farming technologies that improve physical properties as well as the biological processes of these soils.

Analysis of farming systems

Rapid reconnaissance tends to use a more conversational approach with informants where the direction of the interchange can be directed as much by the informant as the interviewer. Of these, the second, for which Spedding and Brockington recognize the necessity of multidisciplinary teams, is most closely related to FSRE efforts today: Both repair and some modification most frequently relate to sections of a system and these sections have to be understood in detail.

Comparing anglophone and francophone approaches to farming systems research and extension.

Farming systems in India

Neighbors and others such as extension agents who have not had previous knowledge about the technology, can learn through observation. How to decide about shutting down an LTE Dr. However, there are those who argue that this process does not go far enough: "Rapid rural appraisal has been developed to understand the circumstances of resource-poor farmers but does not help farmers to identify issues for experiment.

This last characteristic of 'farming systems', along with the fact that it is still an evolving methodology and is being practiced widely, and on all continents, is undoubtedly responsible for the multitude of interests, points of emphasis and emerging themes associated with the term 'farming systems' and with 'farming systems research-extension' methodology.

Cornell University Press. This is one of many conclusions drawn by a book on the agro-ecological transition within farming systems in the global South, to be published by Editions Quae on 3 January Schmink and A.

Farming systems research: A critical appraisal. The third type is Zaid crops which are summer crops.An alternative way of prioritizing farming systems in Africa for interventions to improve food security is to use the two indicators of “Agricultural Value-Added” and “Underweight Children.” The first represents the agricultural-productivity potential of a system, while the second.

Strategic intervention is the key to successful agricultural development programs, and will be discussed in more depth in relation to different smallholder farming systems throughout this book.

Chapter 4, Farming Systems for Sustainable Intensification, gives a detailed discussion of African farming systems trajectories of change, and intensive.

Many farming systems in Africa exhibit a strong geographical pattern, extending across northern Africa and Africa south of the Sahara (SSA), reflecting a mix of factors, including climate, soils, and markets.

farming systems and their characteristics. aspects of the evolution of farming systems.

Farming systems of Africa

reader's guide. 2. sub-saharan africa. regional setting. major farming systems in sub-saharan africa. maize mixed farming system. tree crop farming system. irrigated farming system. cereal-root crop mixed farming system. agro-pastoral millet/sorghum farming. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT IN TROPICAL AFRICA KIELER WISSENSCHAFSVERLAG VAUK.

HANS E. JAHNKE. The main aim of this book is to improve the planning base for livestock development in Africa. The author's first task has been to provide a quantitative assessment of livestock and land re­. 6 Goat Production Handbook Purpose of this book The aim of this book is to assist owners of indigenous goats with extensive farming systems.

It looks at ways to improve the productivity of their flocks. It is designed to be shared with farmers in a way that allows them to understand how to find their way through the book and how to find.