Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming : case by Catherine Chan-Halbrendt;Jean Fantle-Lepczyk

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These interactions should be identified from the n bottom up in order to be brought to scale. e. different definitions in engineering, psychology, education, environmental science, and other fields), and the restricted understanding of approaches to measure it in real systems. Resilience analyses applied to agriculture and related disciplines have commonly focused on a given component of a system or subsystems; for example, soil resilience (Lal, 1993). This has been called specified resilience.

While there are published methods for conducting gender analysis in agriculture (Feldstein and Jiggins, 1994), this must be accompanied by gender-specific approaches for building knowledge and skills in practices and cropping systems relevant for women, and in supporting ­gender-specific, farmer-to-farmer communication and training. g. , 2014). The future success of CA adoption and dissemination will benefit from gendered analysis and the promotion of benefits to women specifically, as well as farm households more generally.

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