1 edition of Farming systems and family economy in Chibale, Serenje District. found in the catalog.
Farming systems and family economy in Chibale, Serenje District.
by Republic of Zambia, Integrated Rural Development Project, Serenje-Mpika-Chinsali in Mpika, Zambia
Written in English
|Series||IRDP occasional paper ;, no. 5|
|Contributions||Integrated Rural Development Project, Serenje-Mpika-Chinsali (Zambia)|
|LC Classifications||HD1476.Z352 C454 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||74 p. :|
|Number of Pages||74|
|LC Control Number||86981248|
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IRDP, Economic evaluationof IRDP funded infrastructure:Chief Mpumba's area,Mpika District (mimeo), 4. IRDP, Farmingsystems and family economy in Chibale Serenje District, ZRDP occasional paper no. 5, Mpika,Cited by: Farming Systems Research (FSR) may be defined as a diagnostic process, providing a collection of methods for researchers to understand farm households and their decision-making.
Its applications use this understanding to increase efficiency in the use of human and budgetary resources for agricultural development, including research, extension and policy book provides a.
COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FARMING SYSTEMS IN SOUTH-WESTERN TANZANIA: AGRARIAN ADAPTATION IN A SOCIO-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Mari KOIZUMI Department of Culture and Psychology, Seisen Jyogakuin College ABSTRACT In this article, I discuss the diversification of cultivation in southwestern Tanzania, particularly the Makete district.
FARMING SYSTEMS AND POVERTY viii 5. SOUTH ASIA Regional Setting Rice Farming System Rice-Wheat Farming System Highland Mixed Farming System Rainfed Mixed Farming System Strategic Priorities for South Asia 6.
EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC Regional Setting Lowland Rice Farming System Tree Crop Mixed Farming System Climate-smart agriculture recognizes that climate impacts and vulnerability of smallholder farming systems must be addressed as part of broader pathways towards sustainable : Surinder Singh Rana.
THE ECONOMIC ROLE OF CATTLE IN COMMUNAL FARMING SYSTEMS IN ZIMBABWE * John C Barrett 1 Introduction Scope of the Paper This paper is concerned with understanding cattle production in Zimbabwe’s Communal Lands, in so-called communal farming systems.
Although commercial offtake from Zimbabwe’s communal cattle herd is low, communal. income on a sustainable basis. The farming system takes into account the components of soil, water, crops, livestock, labour, capital, energy and other resources, with the farm family at the centre managing agriculture and related activities.
The farming system conceptually is a. Farming systems and poverty: improving farmers' livelihoods in a changing world (English) Abstract. Small farmers produce much of the developing world's food. Yet they are generally much poorer than the rest of the population in these countries, and are less food secure than even the urban by: Chitwan district where indiscriminate use of agro-chemicals is very much existent but the concept of organic farming is also emerging especially in three village development committees within the district; namely Phoolbari, Shivanagar and Mangalpur.
Based on field observation, the farming system is categorized into organic, partial organic and. Tilahun Amede is Principal Scientist and Systems Agronomist at the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Nairobi, Kenya.
Christopher Auricht is Managing Director of Auricht Projects, a niche international consulting firm based in Adelaide, : Hardcover. The economic rationale for cattle ownership is firstly to provide draught power and manure for tillage and secondly to provide milk and meat for local consumption, although the role of livestock in the farming system varies significantly from one part of Zimbabwe to another.
Small-scale timber farming provides alternative income for growers selling to forestry, procurement companies and timber suppliers or agents. The research used focus groups and structured questionnaires in the Sokhulu area to determine the contribution of small-scale timber farming to enhance sustainable livelihood.
AGRICULTURAL SECTOR REFORMS AND RESOURCE REDISTRIBUTION IN THE NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ZAMBIA S. Andrew Long The analysis presented in this report takes an historical perspective.
It examines the implications of the adoption and subsequent demise of hybrid maize production in response to various agriculturai policy measures and reforms.
We dedicate this chapter to the memory of Jacques Faye (–), who always put peasant farmers first. We would like to acknowledge the contribution that the following individuals, among many, many others, made to the creation of the farming systems program in Senegal: Michel Benoit-Cattin, Eric Crawford, John Dixon, Carl Eicher, Adama Faye, Michel Havard, Philippe Jouve, Mulumba Cited by: 5.
the eroded economic base of both the rural economy and the farm enterprise (and) represents the well understood self-interest of increasing sections of rural population.
Rural development ensures the modernization of the rural society and the transition from its traditional isolation to integration with the national economy.
Get this from a library. Economics of the Family and Farming Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Development Perspectives. [Ram D Singh] -- This book presents an integrated analysis of the dynamics of the economics of households and farm production in the setting of a polygynous family structure and traditional agriculture in sub-Saharan.
Exploring traditional farming systems in Tigray, Ethiopia Thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Sustainable Development in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at Stellenbosch University by Nava Derakhshani Supervisor: Ms Eve Annecke March This paper brings together information from four sites in sub-Saharan Africa where FSR&D projects are located (Mali, Benin, Zambia and Tanzania), supported by the Royal Tropical Institute of The Netherlands.
Common environmental constraints to agricultural productivity are analyzed, with an emphasis on aspects of soil fertility maintenance. It is shown that when plant nutrients are Cited by: On the basis of farm revenue, smallholder farmers range from those producing crops only for family consumption to those in developed countries earning as much as a year (Dixon et al, ).
Most smallholder operations occur in farming systems with the family as the centre of planning, decision-making andFile Size: KB. Therefore, if a farming systems approach is to result in sustainable development, it must of neces- sity include the development of technologies and farming practices that enhance the productivity of land, labor and water resources, and/or improve plant and animal productivity through the introduc- tion of biological technology or new management practices to meet the present needs without compro- Cited by: The two most prominent farm blocks in Serenje district are Nansanga, which is part of the government’s Farm Block Development Program, and Luombwa, which has the largest area under cultivation.Case Study INTEGRATED FARMING SYSTEMS: AN APPROACH FOR LIVELIHOOD SECURITY OF SMALL AND MARGINAL FARMERS Naushad Khan, Mayank Dubey and Deptt.
of Agronomy, CSA University of Agri. And Tech, Kanpur (UP) India ABSTRACT This is a very complex and serious problem, when share of agriculture in gross domestic product is declining, average sizeFile Size: KB.