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Realizing farmers' rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Clancy, E. & Vernooy, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers' rights and recognizes the crucial role th...

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Entrepreneurial culture and capability of organic farmers' organizations in the Philippines.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Buena, M. R. A. & Whitney, C. W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The entrepreneurial culture of farmers' organizations of Magsasaka at Siyentipiko Para sa Pagunlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) in the Philippines is a co...

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Delivering climate risk information to farmers at scale: the Intelligent agricultural Systems Advisory Tool (ISAT).

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Murthy, K. D. & Dhulipala, R. & Bhagyashree, S. D. & Gupta, M. D. & Soudamini Sreepada & Whitbread, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

One of the strategies for helping smallholder farmers cope with climate variability and change is the provision of climate services that better decisi...

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Drivers of farmers' willingness to adopt extensive farming practices in a globally important bird area.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Czajkowski, M. & Zagórska, K. & Letki, N. & Tryjanowski, P. & Wąs, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agri-environmental schemes have become an integral tool of land use management policies in ecologically valuable river valleys, that are commonly reco...

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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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Social and ecological drivers of success in agri-environment schemes: the roles of farmers and environmental context.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: McCracken, M. E. & Woodcock, B. A. & Lobley, M. & Pywell, R. F. & Saratsi, E. & Swetnam, R. D. & Mortimer, S. R. & Harris, S. J. & Winter, M. & Hinsley, S. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes remain a controversial approach to reversing biodiversity losses, partly because the drivers of variation in outcomes are poo...

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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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Farmer perception and utilization of leaf functional traits in managing agroecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Isaac, M. E. & Cerda, R. & Rapidel, B. & Martin, A. R. & Dickinson, A. K. & Sibelet, N. & Cheyne, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using knowledge of leaf functional traits, such as those forming the leaf economics spectrum (LES), to understand plant responses to environmental cha...

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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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Farmer productivity analysis using individual data: simultaneous estimation of heterogeneity between farmers and elasticity of substitution among varieties of agricultural products.

Published online: 14 Nov 2019

Authors: Akune, Y. & Hosoe, N.

Content type: Bulletin

A framework that incorporates product differentiation under monopolistic competition applies primarily to the manufacturing industry, and agriculture ...

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