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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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Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Nepal
Southern Asia

Smallholder farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal are facing an acute labor shortage due to out-migration which, in general, has affected the capacity to achieve timely crop establishment, harvest, and inter-cultural operations.

Case Study: Phata Cooperative cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2019
Malawi

Recognizing the extensive literature available on outgrower cooperative farming, this case study seeks to add to this literature by providing in-depth learnings and guidance on good practices for structuring commercial, cooperative outgrower schemes in Malawi and potentially elsewhere.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2019
Portugal
Europe

The existence of a “young farmer problem” in Europe has been recognized by scientists and policy-makers and is based on the widespread acknowledgement of the poor generational renewal rates in the farming sector and in particular in farmland management across the European Union.

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean

El presente estudio fue realizado durante los meses de noviembre y diciembre de 2018 y se preparó sobre la base de los resultados del trabajo de coordinación, orientación y seguimiento realizado durante los estudios de los siete consultores contratados en común acuerdo entre la COPROFAM,1 cada una de sus organizaciones afiliadas en cada país y el programa FIDA Mercosur CLAEH.

The Development of Agricultural Tools in Thailand
Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Thailand

This chapter illustrates the field summary of the development of agriculture tools or machines used in upstream supply chain of rice and maize in Thailand in chronological order. It also summarizes Thai government policies which affect to the Thai agricultural industries. It also presents the efficiency and value added once one tools have been replaced by another tools.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2019
Rwanda

This study examines the effect of land rights on agricultural outcomes in Rwanda. We characterize the effects of land rights from two perspectives. The first one is land rights indicated by the right to sell and guarantee land and the second one is land titling. The agricultural outcomes include agricultural productivity, food security and nutritional diversity.

Land Degradation by Soil Erosion in Nepal: A Review
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
Nepal

Land degradation, particularly soil erosion, is currently a major challenge for Nepal. With a high rate of population growth, subsistence-based rural economy, and increasingly intense rainfall events in the monsoon season, Nepal is prone to several forms of land degradation, such as floods, landslides, and soil erosion.

Synthesis of agricultural land system change in China over the past 40 years
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
China

In summary, China presents a particularly intriguing case for the study of land system dynamics with its spatial patterns of cropland and crops, crop structure and diversity, land transfer and consolidation, and land use intensity changes against the backdrop of its rapid socio-economic transformation, globalization, and environmental challenges.

What Awaits Myanmar’s Uplands Farmers? Lessons Learned from Mainland Southeast Asia cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
Myanmar

Mainland Southeast Asia (MSA) has seen sweeping upland land use changes in the past decades, with transition from primarily subsistence shifting cultivation to annual commodity cropping. This transition holds implications for local upland communities and ecosystems. Due to its particular political regime, Myanmar is at the tail of this development.

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