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Transition to smallholder agriculture in Central Asia.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z. & Sedik, D.

Content type: Bulletin

The article reviews the development and the present status of smallholder farming in Central Asia's former Soviet republics - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, ...

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Nature inclusive for a good future. What can be learned from Hoeve Stein as an example of the self-realization of nature?

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Westerink, J. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Schotman, A. & Visser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

The dairy farm Hoeve Stein was converted from a conventional into an organic nature-oriented farm. This was the result of a close collaboration betwee...

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Impediments in adoption of organic farming - a few lessons from the farmers who reverted to conventional farming practices.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Birajdar, G. & Kate, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The stated goal of 'Organic 3.0' is to "bring organic out of its current niche into the mainstream (Arbenz, Gould & Stopes, 2015)". This means to ...

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Scientific validation of empirical indicators of environmental services.

Published online: 16 Jan 2020

Authors: Mattos, L. M. de & Ferreira, E. A. B. & Turetta, A. P. D. & Balieiro, F. de C. & Coutinho, H. L. da C.

Content type: Bulletin

After decades of economic success, Brazilian agriculture has social and environmental consequences that must be assumed as opportunities to start proc...

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From the ground up: patterns and perceptions of herbaceous diversity in organic coffee agroecosystems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Archibald, S. & Allinne, C. & Cerdán, C. R. & Isaac, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Smallholder farms that transition to organic and biodiverse production are increasingly recognized as strongholds of agrobiodiversity, with emerging w...

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CCAFS baseline study at household level in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Diagnostic phase of the study: "Contribution of tree diversity to livelihoods for climate change adaptation and mitigation".

Published online: 21 Aug 2019

Authors: Hidalgo, E. J. L. & Rapidel, B. & Somarriba, E. & Ordoñez, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

The combinations of trees, crops and animals in agroforestry systems are supposed to play a positive role in adapting to climate change at the farm, h...

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Interaction between crop insurance and technology adoption decisions: the case of wheat farmers in Chile.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Salazar, C. & Jaime, M. M. & Pinto, C. F. & Acuña, A. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines relationships between crop insurance participation and input technology decisions among Chilean wheat farmers. Using nation-wide f...

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Climate smart farmers' field school: the BICOL, Philippines experience: a success story.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Binoya, C. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Extreme hydro-climatic conditions, such as droughts, flood and typhoons can adversely affect or even completely interrupt agriculture systems and othe...

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Land-use trends and environmental governance policies in Brazil: paths forward for sustainability.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Miccolis, A. & Andrade, R. M. T. de & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Historically, the policy framework in Brazil has played a decisive role in shaping land use and changes in the rural landscape. Over the last three de...

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The role of agroforestry in restoring Brazil's Atlantic Forest: opportunities and challenges for smallholder farmers.

Published online: 01 Sep 2022

Authors: Shennan-Farpón, Y. & Mills, M. & Souza, A. & Homewood, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Restoring the degraded Atlantic Forest is one of the biggest conservation challenges in Brazil. In a biome with high human presence, understanding the...

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