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Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development

Franz W Gatzweiler editor.; Joachim von Braun editor. 2016

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  • Title:
    Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development
  • Author: Franz W Gatzweiler editor.; Joachim von Braun editor.
  • Subjects: Agriculture; Agricultural economics; Geography; Management; Agriculture; Agricultural Economics; Geography, general; Innovation/Technology Management
  • Description: Foreword -- 1. Innovation for Marginalized Smallholder Farmers and Development: an Overview and Implications for Policy and Research -- Part 1 Innovation for the Rural Poor: Theory, Trends and Impacts -- 2. Institutional and technological innovations in polycentric systems –pathways for escaping marginality -- 3. Innovations for Food and Nutrition Security: Impacts and Trends -- 4. Psychology of Innovation: Innovating human psychology? -- 5. An optimization model for technology adoption of marginalized smallholders -- Part 2 Diversification of Agricultural Production and Income -- 6. The BRAC Approach to Small Farmers' Innovations -- 7. Agricultural Research and Extension Linkages in Amhara Region, Ethiopia -- 8. Transaction costs on the Ethiopian formal seed market and innovations for encouraging private sector investments -- 9. Agricultural Service Delivery Through Mobile Phone: Local innovations and Technological Opportunities in Kenya -- 10. Identification and Acceleration of Farmer Innovativeness in Upper East Ghana -- 11. Gender, social equity and innovations in smallholder farming systems: pitfalls and pathways -- 12. Assessing the Sustainability of Agricultural Technology Options for Poor Rural Farmers -- 13. Land Degradation and Sustainable Land Management Innovations in Central Asia -- 14. Biomass-based value web. A Novel Perspective for Emergng Bioeconomies in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Part 3 Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture -- 15. Adoption of Stress-tolerant Rice Varieties in Bangladesh -- 16. More than cereal based cropping innovations for improving food and livelihood security of poor small holders in marginal areas of Bangladesh -- 17. Integrated Rice-fish Farming System in Bangladesh: An Ex-Ante Value Chain Evaluation Framework -- 18. Technologies for Maize, Wheat, Rice and Pulses in Marginal Districts of Odisha and Bihar -- 19. Technological Innovations for Smallholder Farmers in Ghana -- 20. Potential impacts of yield increasing crop technologies on poverty reduction in two districts of Ethiopia.
    The aim of the book is to present contributions in theory, policy and practice to the science and policy of sustainable intensification by means of technological and institutional innovations in agriculture. The research insights re from Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The purpose of this book is to be a reference for students, scholars and practitioners inthe field of science and policy for understanding and identifying agricultural productivity growth potentials in marginalized areas.
  • Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
  • Creation Date: 2016
  • Format: 1 online resource (XV, 435 p. 80 illus., 50 illus. in color.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN3-319-25718-8
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