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Facilitating sustainable agriculture

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A move towards more flexible, sustainable agricultural practices is increasingly being seen as the way to address or avoid environmental and economic problems associated with existing, predominantly intensive, farming systems. Through case studies taken from around the world, this book examines the implications of adopting more ecologically sound agricultural practices, both at the level of individual farmers and at the level of larger-scale agro-ecosystems such as water catchments. The emphasis of the book is on human and social aspects, rather than on agronomic or economic considerations, focusing on the learning processes necessary for change to be implemented and, in turn, on the facilitation of that learning through participatory approaches and appropriate institutional support and policy structure.

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Author(s):
Rolling and Wagemakers
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 230 mm 556 g
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521794811
ISBN-13:
9780521794817
Number of pages:
318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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A move towards more flexible, sustainable agricultural practices is increasingly being seen as the way to address or avoid environmental and economic problems associated with existing, predominantly intensive, farming systems. Through case studies taken from around the world, this book examines the implications of adopting more ecologically sound agricultural practices, both at the level of individual farmers and at the level of larger-scale agro-ecosystems such as water catchments. The emphasis of the book is on human and social aspects, rather than on agronomic or economic considerations, focusing on the learning processes necessary for change to be implemented and, in turn, on the facilitation of that learning through participatory approaches and appropriate institutional support and policy structure.

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Author(s):
Rolling and Wagemakers
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 230 mm 556 g
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521794811
ISBN-13:
9780521794817
Number of pages:
318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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