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farming systems

Synonyms: 
farming

Different types of farming and methods of cultivation, e.g. shifting cultivation systems, ley systems, systems with permanent upland cultivation, fallow systems, grazing systems and systems with perennial crops.

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External finance for rural development
Reports & Research
December 2020
Uzbekistan

This country case study summarises key findings from a country analysis of financing for rural development in Uzbekistan. It is one of 20 analyses that is synthesised for comparison in Prizzon et al. (2020).


The case study has two main objectives:


Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Ethiopia
Kenya

Many actors in agricultural research, development, and policy arenas require accurate information on the spatial extents of cropping and farming practices. While remote sensing provides ways for obtaining such information, it is often difficult to distinguish between different types of agricultural practices or identify particular farming systems.

Farmer-herder conflict in sub-Saharan Africa?
Reports & Research
October 2020
Africa

This report responds to heightened concerns over rising levels of farmer-herder conflict across a wide band of semi-arid Africa. We assess the quantitative evidence behind this general impression and review the explanations in the scientific literature, in the light of known issues with long-standing attitudes towards pastoralism and mobile populations.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservation Agriculture (CA) is advocated as an agricultural innovation that will improve smallholder famer resilience to future climate change. Under the conditions presented by the El Niño event of 2015/16, the implementation of CA was examined in southern Malawi at household, district and national institutional levels.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Global

This paper reviews the scholarly literature discussing the effect(s) of land registration on the relations between land tenure security and agricultural productivity. Using 85 studies, the paper focuses on the regular claim that land registration’s facilitation of formal documents-based land dealings leads to investment in a more productive agriculture.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Australia

Globally, the agricultural sector is facing many challenges in response to climate change, unsustainable farming practices and human population growth.

Journal Articles & Books
April 2020
Tanzania

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important grain legume for food and cash of the smallholder farmers worldwide. However, the total potential benefits to be derived from the common bean as a source of food and income, its complementarities with non-legume food crops, and significance to the environment are underexploited.

Note Apess
Institutional & promotional materials
April 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Au moment où tous les pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest, à l’instar des pays des autres régions du monde, ont pris des mesures fortes pour contrer la propagation de la pandémie du COVID-19, l’APESS a voulu analyser les premiers effets de ces mesures sur ses membres.

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