Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture: An by Ingrid Oborn,Bernard Vanlauwe,Michael Phillips,Richard

By Ingrid Oborn,Bernard Vanlauwe,Michael Phillips,Richard Thomas,Willemien Brooijmans,Kwesi Atta-Krah

Sustainable intensification has lately been constructed and followed as a key thought and driving force for examine and coverage in sustainable agriculture. It contains ecological, financial and social dimensions, the place meals and food protection, gender and fairness are the most important parts. This publication describes diverse elements of platforms learn in agriculture in its broadest feel, the place the focal point is moved from farming platforms to livelihoods structures and institutional innovation.

Much of the paintings represents outputs of the 3 CGIAR study courses on built-in structures for the Humid Tropics, Aquatic Agricultural platforms and Dryland structures. The chapters are dependent round 4 issues: the conceptual underpinnings of structures learn; sustainable intensification in perform; integrating nutrients, gender and fairness in learn for more advantageous livelihoods; and platforms and institutional innovation.

While many of the case reviews are from international locations and agro-ecological zones in Africa, there are additionally a few from Latin the USA, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

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